Rob has specialised in Criminal Law since 1996. He was a Partner in the Criminal Department of a “Legal 500” firm prior to being one of the founding Partners of ABV Solicitors.
Rob developed his practice in the Magistrates Courts of West London and the Thames Valley where he rapidly gained a reputation as a formidable advocate with a robust approach to protecting his client’s interests. As a result he now represents Client’s all over the country, particularly those facing the most serious criminal charges or those involved in high profile cases.
Recent client’s who were given headline status by the national news media include the National Express Coach Driver who was charged with Causing Death by Dangerous Driving x 3. Other high profile cases include representing the first Pilot to be charged with “Drink Flying” of a passenger plane, the Heathrow “Menzies Warehouse” Robbery and series of multi handed drugs Conspiracies.
Rob is regularly instructed to advise on Appeals and cases where it is feared there has been a Miscarriage of Justice. He has recently obtained leave to Appeal a High Profile Murder Conviction having unearthed new significant evidence.
Rob provides advice and representation to Professionals who face investigation or proceedings instigated by their Regulatory Body.
In addition to his general practice, Rob prosecutes on behalf of the RSPCA and OFCOM.
Whether representing individuals or organisations, Rob’s pragmatic and determined approach is highly valued by his clients. His commitment to providing a high quality service is noted by clients who remark that his friendly, professional and positive manner provides the reassurance required in difficult and complex cases.
Rob has been the main speaker in seminars and lectures given to those involved in the Criminal Justice System. He also provides training to Paediatricians and assists with training and educational days aimed at schoolchildren in the Ealing Borough.
Away from law and the office, Rob is an adventurous traveller, keen rugby player/supporter and passionate motorcyclist.
- Fraud Lawyers Association
- London Criminal Courts Solicitors Association
- Middlesex Law Society