The Legal 500

Twitter Logo Youtube Circle Icon LinkedIn Icon

Hill Dickinson LLP

Work 020 7283 9033
Fax 020 7283 1144
Hong Kong, Leeds, Liverpool, London EC2A, London SW1Y, Manchester and 3 more

Robert Wallis

Work 020 7283 9101
Hill Dickinson LLP

Work Department

Shipping and insurance.


Robert is a consultant in the marine trade and energy team. He specialises in admiralty law and insurance litigation and is legal advisor to International Salvage Union.


Qualified 1975; partner Elborne Mitchell 1976-1988; partner Hill Taylor Dickinson 1988-2006 (chairman 1999-2004); partner Hill Dickinson on merger 2006; CEDR-accredited mediator.


CMI sub-committee on Lloyd’s Open Form of Salvage Agreement; BMLA sub-committee on ‘Places of Refuge’; Law Society.


Magdalen College School, Oxford; Leicester University (1972 LLB Hons).


Golf, tennis, Royal Wimbledon Golf Club, RAC, Askeans Rugby Club.

Back to index

Legal Developments in United Kingdom: England and Wales

Legal Developments and updates from the leading lawyers in each jurisdiction. To contribute, send an email request to
  • The legal difference between a consultant and an employee according to Nicaraguan Law

    Knowing the legal difference between a consultant and an employee is important for a company that needs to hire someone in Nicaragua or for a person interested in rendering services for a company or another person, due to the fact that the nature of the contractual relationship will determine many factors that both parties must be aware of before executing the contracting modality that will govern the relationship between them - the nature of the contractual relationship impacts on the employment benefits, tax implications and liabilities that the parties must comply with according to the law.  labor_law_in_nicaragua
  • Single director - shareholder Companies according to the Nicaraguan legal system

    What is a Single Shareholder and Director legal entity?
  • Business in Nicaragua- The Most Important Changes in the Recent Tax Reform

    In recent years, the country ́s the government has been committed to improving Taxation in Nicaragua and attempting to follow the legislative model used by some of the other countries in the region. Starting January 1st, 2013, a new tax law (Law No. 822, Tax Concertation Law) came into force in and completely changed the taxation system in Nicaragua. Two years later a new law was issued by the National Assembly containing more than 80 amendments, additions and repeals (Law No 891) which came into force December 18th, 2014.