"Brilliant… highly recommended… 5*"

Robin was “brilliant and helped me get a really good result with my case. I am very happy with their service. I would highly….
Richard McKee
Direct Access Client Employment exit negotiation and settlement

"Robin has been excellent… I have trusted his advice on numerous occasions"

“Robin has been excellent in handling our employment law related issues. I have trusted his advice on numerous occasions in relation to settlement agreements.”….
Paddy Jeyaseelan
Eastern Gases Ltd Family Business Dispute and Employment Direct Access Client

"You gave me much hope and faith in the legal profession"

“Thank you wholeheartedly in bringing the matter to a close. I appreciate the effort you put in away from the camera. I also greatly….
Ashok Kasoar
Construction Mediation Client

"expert in understanding both the legal and technical side of a dispute"

“Robin helped me through a situation with a client who was refusing to pay for work completed in good faith. Robin helped me understand….
Edmund Jones
SBD Partners Ltd Near Shore IT development and support www.sbdpartners.co.uk Direct Access client – contract/debt dispute

"enabled me to reach a deal and put an end to the stress of the last 10 months"

All done and dusted at last and a very satisfactory outcome. Thank you very much indeed for all your help and advice, tempered with….
Dr John Humpries
Direct Access Negotiation of sale of shares

"Delivered a significant upside multiple on his fees"

“I instructed Robin to advise and manage the pursuit of a commercial outstanding payment from a former customer. The matter was both technically complex….
Mike Washburn
Managing Director HyperLaw – Axiom TDM Limited

"Out of this world"

“After full 3 days of hearings, the impression I had from Mr. Somerville’s performance, is that… my case was his. The efforts he puts….
Abu Eltaib
Direct Access Client – Worker Status/Gig Economy

"Successfully defended the claim"

“Robin successfully defended the claim brought against me with an argument I would never have thought to put forward on my own”….
Defendant of a debt claim
Written feedback - anonymised

"Well argued by Mr Somerville"

“The point was well argued by Mr Somerville.”….
Written Decision of an Employment
Tribunal Judge

"Put me in the picture and gave me options"

“I am heading towards a dispute for sure. Where do you go? Who do you ask? Robin Somerville put me in the picture and….
FC. Company director and shareholder. Midlands.
Direct Access Shareholder Dispute – £2m+ Residential Property Development Company

"Delighted with the result"

Thank you for yesterday, great result. I can confirm that Mr [Client] is delighted, he emailed me last night to say so. I can….
Peter Bull
Plexus Law. Credit Hire, Defence.

"Professional, thorough, neutral and fair"

“I would personally like to thank you so much for the professional way you handled the proceedings. You recognised all key points and thoroughly….
Party at a disciplinary hearing

"Participants trusted that you were fair and open"

“I wanted to leave a testimonial as I was very impressed with how well you handled the case yesterday. It’s always a challenge to….
Annie Conboy
Party Representative at a Disciplinary Hearing

"Exceptional service, value for money, could not have asked for a better result"

“Your service and care throughout has been exceptional and value for money and I would highly recommend you. Not only did you deliver your….
Tanisha Brown
Direct Access Client Professional Regulation – Council for Licensed Conveyancers (CLC)

"I wish I had met him four years ago"

“I had been involved in a commercial dispute for several years and had consulted with many legal professionals at considerable cost. Within days of….
Andrew Carmichael
Managing Director – Creative Process Mediation Advocacy – Direct Access

"A fantastic result"

“A fantastic result, I look forward to instructing you in the future.”….
Solicitor
Successful flight delay claim

"armed us with the facts to challenge our employer"

“Robin armed us with the facts to challenge our employer’s actions”….
TUPE Class action against healthcare service provider.
TUPE Class action

"a remarkable set of experiences"

“you have a remarkable set of experiences … all leading up to ODR, in my view!”….
Professor Richard Susskind
OBE in respect of work completed on an ODR consultancy project for Mishcon de Reya. 12/2016

"An inspiration… high intellect... skill and authenticity"

“Robin has been an inspiration… clear professional people skills and high intellect with seasoned skill and authenticity, in a manner to engage and motivate.”….
CEO of Local Authority
CEO of Local Authority in respect of Robin’s work as Chair of the Board at Barnfield College

"The end result is a testament"

“The end result is a testament to the positive and open way that this piece of work was approached and the new Code of….
Construction Industry Council
Redrafting a new Code of Conduct

"Exceeds competency"

“Exceeds competency… Strengths have been noted across all competency areas… ability to grasp complex documentation, while making balanced and succinct decisions which were evidence….
Annual feedback report
Leading professional regulator