Robert specialises in Irish and European financial services regulation. He advises a wide range of both domestic and international financial institutions, including credit institutions, investment firms, payment institutions and insurance companies. His practice includes advice on Irish authorisation and perimeter issues, ongoing compliance with conduct of business and other requirements, regulatory capital, market abuse, prospectus and transparency requirements, payment services, corporate governance, fintech, AML and financial institution M&A (including the acquisition and disposal of financial assets). Robert also advises on regulatory enforcement actions taken by the Central Bank of Ireland and on industry investigations and inquiries.
Robert previously worked in the Financial Regulation group of Clifford Chance LLP in London for several years, including a secondment at the UK Financial Services Authority.
Robert is a member of the firm’s Trainee Steering Group, which is the partnership body responsible for all aspects of the firm’s trainee programme, including recruitment and development.