Robert grew up in the Maritimes and attended Dalhousie University where he completed his undergraduate degree in Commerce. While in University, Robert worked as a Financial Services Manager with the Bank of Montreal and later within the marketing group at CIBC World Markets.
After obtaining his Commerce degree, Robert went on to complete his LL.B. at Dalhousie Law School. Following graduation, he worked for the Canada Revenue Agency as a tax advisor at the Halifax Tax Services Office.
In 2004, he commenced his articles with a civil litigation firm in Toronto and was called to the Bar in 2005. Robert joined Beard Winter LLP in 2008 to continue his litigation practice where he deals with a variety of commercial and civil matters including recreational liability, disability benefits including short term and long term disability benefits, professional negligence, occupier’s liability, insurance coverage disputes, commercial host liability, breach of contract, employment litigation, construction disputes and product liability.
Robert routinely appears before the Ontario Superior Court of Justice and has appeared with senior lawyers on matters before the Ontario Court of Appeal and the Supreme Court of Canada.