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Partner, Employment & Dispute Resolution
robertcherry@cliftoningram.co.uk
0118 912 0300

Partner, Employment & Dispute Resolution

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.

Employment Law

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.

Medical /Clinical Negligence and Personal Injury

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:

  • Contentious Probate: Secured a successful outcome for a lady for a payment from the estate of her late partner, with whom she had lived for over 20 years, but whom she never married and who had died without making a will, which meant that she would not inherit under the intestacy rules as she was not married.
  • Contentious Probate: Secured a successful outcome for an individual for payment out of his father’s estate for reasonable financial provision, as his father had left him out of the will.
  • Possession: Acted for trustees in bankruptcy to secure a possession order upon a property jointly owned by a bankrupt and his partner.
  • Debts: Negotiated a significantly reduced settlement for a client that had entered into personal guarantees for significant sums to a major bank.
  • Consumer: Successfully pursued an installer of Kitchens, for a defective installation.
  • Contract Dispute: Successfully acted for a commercial client in a contractual dispute with a supplier over the quality of equipment supplied and installed and its fitness for purpose.

"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.

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Absolutely exemplary service – so professional and helpful. Would unhesitatingly recommend you to anyone – thank you.

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