Robert has been a solicitor for over 30 years
Robert is a commercial lawyer who provides astute and pragmatic problem solving advice from both an in house and law firm perspective. He previously advised on a wide range of contentious maritime and insurance matters in major City law firms. With over 20 years’ experience working in IBM with senior teams supporting large complex technology projects, his in house perspective helps him understand the pressures under which clients in general and General Counsel of large companies in particular operate to provide relevant and timely advise to their clients.
Robert has been a solicitor for over 30 years and of legal practice and enjoys solving problems. He is passionate about helping clients optimise the potential of what they do.
He is very conscious of the privilege associated with the trust that clients place in their lawyers. He is committed to good lawyering … both in terms of technical skill and upholding traditional professional values of client centred service.
Robert was one of the founding partners of Jurit, which is an explicitly values based law firm.
We believe that we should as far as possible use our collective energies and professional skills to assist our clients achieve their long term goals and objectives, and especially enjoy working with clients who are contributing to efforts to improve the world in whatever sphere they operate.
The approach to client support extends beyond advice on the law, risk management and good governance to encompass holistic business advice.
Robert is a generalist and advises clients on all aspects of commercial law and business. In an era of increasing specialisation there is a role for generalists, especially if a holistic approach to commercial law, business ethics and human nature can be deployed using emotional intelligence to prevent or resolve conflict.
He is also a technologist and an advocate for renewable energy.
Robert’s practice focusses primarily on technology and innovation as both an adviser and as a specialist technology mediator.
Robert has worked principally in London with long term assignments in Paris and Sydney and also with extensive client related travel throughout Europe, Asia, Africa and the US
A quote from Robert
“Jurit is a unique law firm comprising an impressive group of talented senior lawyers, a transparent collaborative culture, delivering pragmatic, commercial; astute, competitively priced and valuable support to great clients.”
– Robert Marcus
Awards and Accolades
- Liveryman of the Worshipful Company of Information Technologists