Robert is a Partner in the Advisory team based in our Exeter office and has recently joined the firm following the acquisition of his advisory practice. Robert has significant high level professional advisory experience having trained and worked at the leading magic circle law firm Linklaters before joining Barclays Bank, prior to setting up his own business.
Robert is an experienced board and debt advisory and turnaround specialist, non-executive director (NED), independent director and English qualified corporate, finance and restructuring lawyer. He provides specialist advice to businesses across a range of sectors, including public sector, technology, oil & gas, logistics, education, retail, real estate and construction, care, brokerage and financial services. His areas of expertise include debt advisory, risk management, legal and regulatory oversight, stakeholder negotiation, company management and operational improvement, working capital and cash management, restructuring, acquisitions, disposals and providing broad ranging expert, commercial and project management support.
Recent assignments have included a £50m financing and then refinancing of a major Midlands shopping centre, acting as NED in a number of situations, sourcing a £7m facility for a major residential development and contracting business and providing debt and transaction management support to a growing restaurant and hospitality business owned by a celebrity chef. Robert also provided debt advisory services to a major internet travel business, assisting them by managing and completing the financing for a €40m cross border secured financing.