Robert Ward joined Quadrant Chambers in October 2019 upon successful completion of pupillage. During pupillage he worked on aviation, commercial, civil fraud, insurance and shipping matters. He will continue to develop his practice in chambers' core areas.
Robert was a full time legal research assistant with the Law Commission as a member of the Commercial and Common Law Team. He was involved with reform of the Bills of Sale Acts. The final report has now been published.
Robert also worked on a project with the Law Commissioner for Commercial and Common Law, Stephen Lewis, looking at possible reform of the Arbitration Act 1996 in its 20th anniversary year.
From October 2016 to August 2017 Robert worked as judicial assistant to Lord Justice Longmore in the Court of Appeal.
From November 2017 to August 2018 he was a freelance County Court advocate with LPC Law, acting in a variety of small hearings such as mortgage repossession cases, landlord and tenant matters, and bankruptcy hearings.
Bar Professional Training Course: University of Law (2014-15)
Postgraduate: Trinity College, Oxford – BCL (2013-14)
Undergraduate: Worcester College, Oxford – BA in Jurisprudence (2010-13)
Undergraduate Scholar at Worcester College
Michael and Judith Beloff Scholarship
Fitzgerald Award, Middle Temple
Chancery Prize, University of Law
Bills of Sale, Dear IP, Issue No 69, September 2015 (co-written with Fan Yang)
Bills of Sale, Law Commission Report No 369