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Keystone Law

48 CHANCERY LANE, LONDON, WC2A 1JF, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 3319 3700
Fax:
Fax 0845 458 9398
DX:
2307 VICTORIA
Email:
Web:
www.keystonelaw.co.uk

Robert Lawrie

Tel:
Work 020 7152 6550
Email:
Keystone Law

Work Department

Dispute Resolution, Fraud & Financial Crime

Position

Robert joined Keystone in June 2015 as a consultant barrister in the Dispute Resolution team. He is an experienced litigator, whose work involves a wide range of commercial and corporate disputes. He has particular expertise in complex fraud cases (frequently working alongside specialist criminal lawyers), claims against directors, and shareholder disputes.
 
Robert acts for individuals, entrepreneurs, companies and their shareholders, and he has a keen interest in acting for companies regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority. He was previously a Partner in a City firm and before that a senior member of the civil fraud team at a leading specialist fraud firm. Robert is a committee member of the Fraud Lawyers’ Association and was previously an elected member of the Bar Council.

Career

Pupillage at Cloisters, qualified as a Barrister 2003; Farrar's Building, 2004-07; BCL Burton Copeland, 2007-12; Partner at Howard Kennedy, 2012-15; Keystone Law, 2015.


London: Dispute resolution

Commercial litigation

Within: Commercial litigation

Keystone Law 'has significant expertise in the field and provides quick answers and flexibility to match clients' needs, while caring about good legal solutions'.  Alex Ferrari's practice covers various sectors and encompasses both domestic and international disputes, Matthew Reach specialises in business-related and company disputes, and Robert Lawrie acts in cases involving shareholder and general commercial disputes, as well as fraud allegations. Patrick Pennal is also an experienced adviser, and in 2018, corporate and commercial disputes specialist Iain Roxborough and Dharmendra Nair, a disputes lawyer specialising in shipping, commodities and commercial litigation, joined from Clifford Chance LLP and Squire Patton Boggs, respectively.

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