Robert Dillarstone > Greenwoods GRM > Peterborough, England > Lawyer Profile

Greenwoods GRM

Work Department

Employment and Employee Benefits


Robert is the Managing Partner at Greenwoods GRM.


His strengths lie in his commercial, practical and personable approach to delivering solutions to clients. His role as Managing Director gives Robert a clear insight and appreciation of the HR issues clients face in their organisation. As well as countless cases before the Employment Tribunals and Employment Appeal Tribunal, Robert has acted in cases both before the Court of Appeal and the House of Lords. Robert has advised on employment law for over 30 years and has been acknowledged by the legal directories as a leader in his field since the early 1990s. He advises on the full spectrum of employment law issues. 

Lawyer Rankings

East Anglia > TMT (technology, media and telecoms) > Media and entertainment

Corporate partner Alastair Gunn at Greenwoods GRM runs a media practice group that advises clients on corporate, employment, immigration and regulatory matters. Employment specialist Joanna Scally and managing partner Robert Dillarstone play key roles in the practice. The firm frequently acts for magazine and newspaper publishers, as well as employees of large media outlets.

East Anglia > Human resources > Employment

(Hall of Fame)

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Greenwoods GRM has a large employment and employee benefits practice spanning its Cambridge, Peterborough and London offices, with experienced and respected partners in practice heads Robert Dillarstone and John Macaulay. Partners Joanna Scally, who has significantly grown the profile of the Cambridge office, and Peterborough-based Keith Williams are also highly recommended in a practice that acts for large regional employers and, increasingly, London-based corporates.

East Anglia > Human resources > Pensions

Greenwoods GRM has a specialist pensions consultant in Pauline Anning, who works from both the Peterborough and London offices. She advises on the design, establishment and restructuring of pension arrangements, as well as merging and winding up schemes, negotiating with the Inland Revenue and handling pension-related disputes. Employment practice head John MacAulay and managing partner Robert Dillarstone also handle pensions matters as part of their broader practices.

East Anglia > Public sector > Education

Greenwoods GRM has a long track record of advising high-profile clients in the education sector, among which are FE colleges, academies, large independent schools and 15 Cambridge colleges. The firm’s academies schools team frequently advises on setting up multi-academy trusts. Head of corporate  David Woods leads the practice with support from managing partner Robert Dillarstone. Employment partner Joanna Scally and property partner Kelly Peck also play key roles.