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Robin Heer - Consultant solicitor

Robin Heer

Senior Family Solicitor


Robin is a Consultant Solicitor in our Family Law Department and specialises in all aspects of Matrimonial Law including, Divorce, Children, Financial and Injunctive proceedings. Robin has considerable experience in dealing with very complex financial remedy cases, involving substantial assets, business assets, overseas assets, pensions, trust and inventions of third parties. Further, Robin has built up significant experience in conducting cases involving land and assets in India, Pakistan and Bangladesh, including issues involving inheritance. Robin has also dealt with Cohabitate Rights, preparation of Cohabitee/Separation agreements and pre/post Nuptial Agreements.

With respect to Children Law, Robin has dealt with various types of cases including all aspects of Child Arrangements Orders including Residence, Contact, Prohibited Steps and overseas Child Abduction.

With respect to Injunctive proceedings, Robin has represented and acted for parties both seeking and defending injunctive applications and has assisted various charity based organisations who deal with vulnerable clients including Panahgar, Sahil, Families First and Valley House.

Robin has been a solicitor for over 25 years and is an accredited Specialist with Resolution and was in fact one of the first solicitors to acquire this status in the Coventry & Warwickshire area. Prior to joining Askews in 2014 Robin was a Senior Partner and head of the Family Law Department at his previous practice.

Robin is also a trained Resolution Mediator and a Collaborative Lawyer, who is able to follow this process if it is suitable to meet the individual clients needs and to enable matters to be resolved amicably and as expediently and cost efficiently as possible.

Robin strongly believes in taking a cooperative and constructive approach with his cases and clients. Robin tries to ensure that he focuses on the individual clients wishes and needs and tries to assist in managing clients in what is often a very emotional and difficult time in their lives. Robin’s ability to communicate in plain English and to ensure that his clients understand their options fully before making a decision, make him a popular choice for clients. If however, it is clear that matters cannot be resolved without starting Court proceedings, Robin will promote his clients interest in a robust and pragmatic way.

Robin works closely with his personal assistants and paralegals in the Family Department.

Robin has also worked as a Criminal Lawyer and still remains a police and Court Duty Solicitor and so has a wealth of experience in criminal and cross related issues that can spill into Family Law.

Robin has acted in High profile and complex cases in both family and criminal law. Such cases have included multi million pounds assets including assets aboard.

With respect to Criminal Law, Robin has dealt with all aspects of cases from motoring offences right up to very serious cases involving murder, drug importation and complex fraud.

Robin is fluent in Punjabi, Urdu and Hindi.

Robin has a wealth of advocacy experience and a strong network of high calibre Barristers and other professionals, which he will involve and utilise when the need arises.

Outside the office, Robin is actively involved in sport and has FA Coaching qualifications and has successfully managed and coached local football sides, including up to the Midland Football League level. Apart from sport, Robin enjoys listening to music and travelling and is a member of the Rambling Association.

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