• Biography

    Robert Blackett is a qualified barrister and litigation counsel who concentrates his practice on international arbitration, and acts as advocate in arbitrations and court proceedings. He primarily represents clients in the oil and gas, energy, engineering and construction industries, and has extensive experience with the major institutional rules and contract forms.

    He is a recognised lawyer in the international arbitration section of the 2020 UK edition of The Legal 500, the international directory of law firms.

    Robert completed his pupillage at a leading London set and was formerly Judicial Assistant to Lord Clarke and a lecturer on the University of London’s external programme.

    Professional and Community Activities

    • Commercial Bar Association
    • LCIA Young International Arbitration Group

    Selected Publications and Speeches

    • “The Special Relationship: Why English Law is Still One of Your Best Friends in International Disputes,” presenter, Houston, TX, January 27, 2015.
  • Education and Clerkships

    • LL.B. (Hons.), University College London, 2002
      • Judicial Assistant to Lord Clarke, 2006
  • Admissions

    • England and Wales