Robert Goodwin

Robert Goodwin

Blwyddyn Galw: 2014
Clerc: Michael Lieberman

Robert joined Chambers in September 2015 following the successful completion of his pupillage.  He accepts instructions in all Chambers’ practice areas.

Robert’s pupil supervisors were Owen Williams, Gareth Thomas and Richard Miller, all of whom specialise in different practice areas.  He regularly prosecutes and defends in criminal proceedings, often appearing in the Magistrates and Crown Court.  He has also been instructed in a wide variety of civil, immigration, family and employment law proceedings.

Robert, who is originally from Porthcawl, was educated at Hawarden High School after his family relocated to North Wales.  He returned to South Wales to study law at Cardiff University before undertaking an MSc in Criminology and Criminal Justice at the University of Oxford.  He obtained a Major Benefactors Scholarship from The Middle Temple, which assisted him in undertaking the Bar Professional Training Course (‘BPTC’) at Cardiff Law School, where he obtained the highest grade of ‘Outstanding’.

Prior to commencing his pupillage, from June 2012 to September 2014, Robert worked as a paralegal in South Wales for a large commercial law firm and the ABMU Health Board.  He also undertook a prestigious three month internship with the United Nations in The Hague.  Throughout the internship, he worked within the Office of the Prosecutor in the ‘International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia’.