Rob has worked at Weightmans for 25 years. Becoming partner in 2002 and then Head of Insurance in 2018, his career within the insurance sector has focused mostly on composite insurers and their claims and advisory requirements - working for insurers and their insureds, TPAs, public bodies and diverse commercial entities.

Rob is Client Lead on the firm’s Innovation Group, harnessing process and technology to create and deliver solutions that offer true value for customers. The group has spearheaded the firm’s collaboration with leading academics to understand how computer systems can engage in the process of reasoning in the legal arena, testing proof of concepts with the aim to create a truly unique digital solution which will change the way legal services are delivered.

Rob is also a member of the Forum of Insurance Lawyers (FOIL).

Published articles

Insights Further amendments to the Civil Liability Bill

On Friday 7 September 2018 we saw the publication of the Notice of Amendments to the Civil Liability Bill. This sets out the proposed amendments to…

Insights Recent developments in the fight against fraudulent claims

The Government estimates that fraud costs the UK economy £52 billion per year, with insurance fraud costing the insurance industry an estimated £2.1…

Insights Limitation - defending NIHL claims

As insurers continue to face ostensibly stale occupational disease claims, a recent judgment will an important tool in a defendant's locker for some…

Insights QOCS and fundamental dishonesty – a question of purpose?

The effects of QOCS, as set out in the revised CPR 44.13 which came into effect in April 2013, are now well known to those working in the personal…

Insights Small claims track

In the 2011 Consultation Paper, Solving Disputes in the County Court: creating a simpler, quicker and more proportionate system, the MOJ agreed…

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