Robert has over 20 years of experience in advising upon matters of a litigious nature. Robert advises upon a wide range of different disputes including contractual disputes, consumer disputes, contentious probate, personal injury, medical negligence and employment law.
Many disputes involve issues of a sensitive nature and Robert is very experienced at handling such claims in a sympathetic and caring manner.
Robert qualified as a solicitor in 1995. He has a degree in Accounting and Law from the University of Kent and completed the CPE and Law Society Finals at the College of Law in Guildford.
Robert has acted extensively for both employers and employees in respect of claims for redundancy, unfair dismissal, wrongful dismissal, TUPE transfers, sex discrimination, race discrimination, age discrimination and employment tribunal claims. For employers, he also drafts contracts of employment, in house policies and settlement agreements and advises upon the employment law issues arising from the purchase or transfer of a business. Robert also regularly lectures upon employment law.
Robert is a member of the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL) and acts on behalf of individuals who have suffered as a result of medical negligence, such as surgical errors, misdiagnosis, birth injuries, dental negligence, cosmetic surgery claims, errors in prescriptions, care home claims and anaesthetic mistakes. Robert also acts for individuals in claims for compensation for injuries sustained as a result of accidents they have been involved in and that arose as a result of the negligence of others such as road traffic accidents, accidents at work and accidents in a public place.
Some other cases that Robert has dealt with are:
'Robert Cherry has a robust knowledge of Employment Law. He will always try to provide a few different options for problem solving and disclose the extent of any associated risks. He is very conscientious and will always return phone calls and emails in an exceptionally timely manner.' Legal 500 - 2020 Edition
"Robert Cherry ‘gives advice in clear language without jargon and gets straight to the point”. Legal 500 - 2018/19 Edition
“Robert Cherry is recommended”. Legal 500 – 2017 Edition
Robert is based in Clifton Ingram’s Wokingham office.