Robert graduated from Murdoch University Law School with a Bachelor of Laws (Hons) in 2000 and was admitted to practice in 2002. He also holds a Bachelor of Arts, Diploma of Education and Diploma of Business.
Prior to studying law, Robert was a high school teacher teaching English and Literature in the Western Australian state school system. He was a Councillor at the City of South Perth between 2007 and 2013.
Since his admission, Robert has practised as a barrister and solicitor, appearing as Counsel in most Courts and Tribunals in Western Australia, including trials before a Judge and jury in the District Court.
Robert commenced practice as a sole practitioner in 2009 and has wide experience in general law and criminal matters.