Robert Haggis is a Senior Associate in Corporate and Commercial Law at Rotheras and has over 35 years’ experience as a barrister and 20 years’ experience working in-house across international markets.
Based at our head office in the Lace Market office, Robert can supply legal advice to all kinds of businesses across the UK, from start-ups to established companies. He can advise clients on buying and selling companies, shareholder agreements, contract disputes, intellectual property, trademark issues, IT and software contracts and has a particular specialism for dealing with management buy outs, buying and selling, partnership dissolution and drafting contracts.
A problem solver by nature, quick and adaptable with a talent for identifying potential environments for clients where there could be a problem, saving clients time and money in the long-run.
Well versed in international law, having acquired knowledge of foreign companies’ legal systems through drafting international agreements for businesses based in France, America, Holland, Belgium, Algeria and Ireland.
Robert has previously specialised in gaming and software contracts and can advise on intellectual property, non-disclosure agreements, trade agreements, articles of association and amendments for clients and share capital reorganisations. Online compliancy is another area that Robert can assist clients with in developing their website and privacy policies, terms and conditions for use as well as advice on GDPR, data protection and how to structure an annual returns policy.
Robert is happy to travel to meetings with clients, getting to know and understand their business and legal needs. He makes it his priority to deliver a highly personal service and regardless of where you are based Robert can provide legal advice across the UK.
Having worked in house Robert has developed an understanding of the client’s perspective and can apply his wide range of knowledge and experience to quickly identify requirements, saving time and money in the process.
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