Robin Dunne > Gatehouse Chambers > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Gatehouse Chambers
Gatehouse Chambers
1 Lady Hale Gate, Gray’s Inn


Robin is a specialist in costs and litigation funding, having focused on this complex area of law since call.

As well as his inter-partes practice involving high value cases or complex points of law (often at appellant level), Robin is a specialist in solicitor and client disputes and has been instructed in many of the leading cases dealing with this specialist area of costs law.  In 2018 Robin’s book “A Practical Guide to Solicitor and Client Costs” was published, with an updated second edition released in September 2020.  

He also acts in professional negligence claims involving solicitors, particularly where the dispute involves issues relating to costs.

In addition to his practice at the bar, he sits as a Tribunal Judge in the First Tier Tribunal (HESC).

Robin prides himself on combining a friendly manner with a commercially astute approach.


Prior to independent practice, he was an employed barrister and partner in a City of London firm of solicitors.



  • BA (hons) University of London
  • PG Dip Law, City University
  • BVC, Inns of Court School of Law
  • Mediator, CIArb

Lawyer Rankings

London Bar > Costs

(Leading Juniors) Ranked: Tier 2

Robin DunneGatehouse ChambersPreparation is thorough, he takes on the details of the case and advocates with the knowledge as if had litigated the case himself. Robin leaves the client feeling as if they are in safe hands.