Robert has significant experience of litigation before the High Court and Court of Appeal, advising clients on a variety of claims relating to technology contracts, and in relation to copyright infringement claims concerning software licensing and works published online. He is experienced in arbitration proceedings, tribunal proceedings (in relation to information rights), and in advising clients in relation to regulatory action taken by the ICO and FCA. Robert is also experienced in all forms of ADR, including mediation, Early Neutral Evaluation and Expert Determination.
Furthermore, he advises clients in relation to distressed IT projects, using commercial and contractual levers to achieve negotiated outcomes without the need for formal proceedings to be issued.
Robert acts for public sector clients, and private sector clients operating in a variety of sectors including the technology, insurance, and broader financial services sectors.
Robert joined Bristows in February 2020 as a senior associate in the commercial technology and copyright disputes team.
- LLB (Hons), Queen’s University of Belfast
- LPC, Manchester Metropolitan University
- Postgraduate Diploma in Intellectual Property Law and Practice, University of Oxford
- Qualified 2004
- Of Counsel 2020
What others say
"Rob Graham (Senior Associate but surely a next-generation partner) – combines a deep knowledge of IP and technology law with a practical solutions-focussed approach to dispute resolution."Legal 500 2021
Robert is "very bright, responsive, commercially minded and a pleasure to deal with."Legal 500 2021
Legal 500 2021
Legal 500 2021