Robert Barham > Forsters LLP > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Forsters LLP

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Residential Property




Robert is a Partner in the Residential Property team, specialising in the purchase and sale of high-value residential property and mixed-use assets.

With more than thirty years of practice, he has notable experience dealing with freehold and leasehold residential property sales and purchases, both registered and unregistered, for urban and country properties, including contract races and auction transactions.

Robert is also recognised for his expertise when advising clients on the structuring and ownership of mixed-use building and flat blocks.

He advises both domestic and overseas clients, including individuals, trustees, charitable bodies and financial institutions. Working with various lenders, Robert also advises on purchases, sales and security documentation.

Robert is a leading specialist in the law relating to London Garden Squares and is retained by the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea to advise the committees that run garden squares in the borough.

He maintains an approachable, sensible and proactive worth ethic, with a core focus on ensuring that he preserves the best interest of his clients. Robert is highly regarded by his clients, who describe him as “a pleasure to work with”.

Robert qualified as a solicitor in 1990 and spent 30 years at Pemberton Greenish where he fulfilled many roles including Managing Partner and Senior Partner. Following the merger of Pemberton Greenish with Cripps he spent two years with the merged firm before joining Forsters in 2021.


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Under the excellent leadership of Lucy Barber the team at Forsters LLP continues to be active in transactions involving super prime and prime properties in London as well as on the sale and purchase of country houses. It has a diverse client base of wealthy clients who are based in the UK and abroad as well as prime residential developers, banks, property funds and investors. Charles Miéville is considered a ‘go-to’ adviser for particularly complex conveyancing and property financing matters for a client base that consists of a number of high-profile UHNW individuals and landed families. Robert Barham  has been busy advising on various high-value transactions on behalf of international clients. Helen Marsh handles a broad spread of issues from high-value sales and purchases to advising on financing issues and landlord and tenant matters. Anna-Marie Short is now at Galloway Hughes Solicitors.