Public international law, or the law of nations, governs the relations of states with one another.
Globalisation has seen international law increasingly affect the activities of businesses and communities.
Robert represents states, inter-governmental organisations, and private interests in matters of public international law, international environmental law, and law of the sea.
He has broad experience with negotiation and interpretation of international agreements, sovereign rights and jurisdiction over natural resources, domestic implementation of international obligations, state responsibility and private liability, and dispute resolution.
Robert is available as counsel for a range of dispute resolution proceedings, including advisory opinions, adversarial actions, arbitration, and mediation.