Robert Morris > RPC > Bristol, England > Lawyer Profile
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Professional and financial risks
Robert is a partner and specialises in professional indemnity and financial institutions dispute resolution work. In particular, he is an expert in claims against accountants, financial professionals (including pension professionals) and insurance brokers. He also regularly advises on insurance policy coverage issues of all kinds. In addition to advising on civil claims, Robert has many years’ experience of dealing with disciplinary and regulatory matters, including those relating to the FCA, FOS, The Pensions Ombudsman, ICAEW and ACCA.
Trained CMS Cameron McKenna; qualified 2000; partner CMS Cameron McKenna 2010; partner RPC 2012. Contributory author Insurance Broking Practice and the Law.
Lawrence Sheriff School, Rugby; Univeristy of Cambridge (1997, LLB Hons); College of Law, York.
Cooking; wine; photography; walking; sailing; rugby.
RPC‘s sizeable professional negligence practice offers wide-ranging expertise in this space, acting for professionals in the legal, financial services and construction sectors as well as for insurance brokers. The team is also adept at handling directors and officers claims. The practice counts many of the most prominent PI insurers in the market amongst its clients, and also receives direct instructions from professional firms. Rhian Howell leads the Bristol office and has many years of experience acting in the defence of barristers and solicitors. Will Sefton is also active in representing legal professionals and also handles prominent cases involving directors, and Ben Goodier leads much of the team’s work in the construction industry. Rachael Healey and Robert Morris are the key names to note in cases related to financial services, with Healey particularly focused on the pensions industry. David Allison and Kirstie Pike were promoted to the partnership in May 2021.
RPC‘s professional practices group focuses on the regulatory issues affecting the legal services sector, insolvency practitioners, accountants and architects. Graham Reid has ‘first-class knowledge‘ and, in Bristol, Robert Morris has longstanding experience in handling disciplinary and regulatory matters, while senior associate Emma Wherry assists with construction-related professional discipline work.