Robert Weekes > Chambers of Monica Carss-Frisk QC and Anthony Peto QC > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Chambers of Monica Carss-Frisk QC and Anthony Peto QC
Blackstone Chambers
1 Garden Court, Temple
London
EC4Y 9BJ
England

Living Wage

Position

Barrister specialising in commercial law (including arbitration, financial services, media and entertainment and civil fraud), public and regulatory law, and disciplinary proceedings. Full professional career details can be found at www.blackstonechambers.com.

Career

Called 2003, Middle Temple; called to Bar of the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court, BVI, January 2009.

Lawyer Rankings

London Bar > Commercial litigation

(Leading Juniors) Ranked: Tier 1

Robert WeekesBlackstone ChambersAn excellent barrister with in-depth expertise on both procedural points and wider litigation strategy. He is a clear and persuasive advocate.

London Bar > Fraud: civil

(Leading Juniors) Ranked: Tier 1

Robert WeekesBlackstone ChambersA superb advocate with great intellect and strategic awareness. Rob produces high-quality written work and has great empathy with clients.

London Bar > International arbitration: counsel

(Leading Juniors) Ranked: Tier 2

Robert WeekesBlackstone ChambersFantastic attention to detail and is sensibly aggressive based on a very deep understanding of the law – a great choice for difficult cases where arbitration intersects with court based applications

Blackstone Chambers has several leading silks who are highly sought after for major international disputes. This expertise extends to investment treaty arbitrations, where public international law specialists such as Maurice Mendelson QC are held in particularly high regard. Other members of note include Andrew Hunter QC, who has been representing a Chinese alumina supplier in a London Metals Exchange arbitration, and Robert Howe QC , who is instructed on a set of LCIA arbitrations involving a $650 million shareholder dispute linked to the development of a Caribbean island. Among the juniors, Robert Weekes has built up an extremely good track record in this area.

London Bar > Offshore

(Leading Juniors) Ranked: Tier 2

Robert WeekesBlackstone Chambers