Robert Carter Trainee Solicitor

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Contact Details

Rob is a Trainee Solicitor, currently working in our Real Estate team based in Southampton.

Main areas of practice

Rob is based in the Real Estate team where he assists with advising clients on all areas of commercial property.

Rob was previously based in the Commercial and Charities team, where he supported and worked with members of the team in preparing client documents. Much of his commercial work related to commercial agreements and information governance. He also worked on a variety of charitable matters, including all aspects of academy conversions.


Robert’s Blog

But you said it was ok….. Can you make a verbal agreement?

Kanye West and Taylor Swift hit the headlines recently after a recording of a telephone call between them was released to the public...

Articles by Robert

A Data Protection Bill - Fit For the Digital Age?


The Data Protection Bill (the Bill) was placed before the House of Lords on Wednesday (13th September). A copy of the Bill in its current form was published shortly afterwards and can be found...

The EU-US Privacy Shield has finally arrived!


In April, we reported on the status of the EU-US Privacy Shield. Like its predecessor, Safe Harbor, it is designed to be a self-certification mechanism to enable businesses in the US to import data...

Progress, but still some way to go: European regulators give their views on the Privacy Shield


Last Wednesday 13 April 2016, the European Union's Article 29 Working Party (WP29) published its opinion of the EU-US Privacy Shield, which is the proposed replacement for the now discredited Safe Harbor framework.

Related Knowledge & Resources

Developers are warned by the Court of Appeal not to take the law into their own hands

Local authorities will be pleased to note that the Court of Appeal accepts that they only have to consider planning issues when presented with a planning application.

Chancellor announces changes to stamp duty land tax for first-time buyers but with no changes for the rest of the market

As had been hinted at over the weekend, in today's Autumn Budget, Phillip Hammond has announced changes to Stamp Duty Land Tax ("SDLT") to assist first time buyers to be known as "Discount Relief".

Making Charity property transactions simpler - hope on the horizon?

The Law Commission has issued a report on Technical Issues in Charity Law and has made a series of fairly radical recommendations to make the acquisition and disposal of property by a Charity simpler. Our expert explains.

Real Estate: Proposals for Enfranchisement Reform: Have they raised more questions than answers?

After being invited to attend the Law Commission Symposium on 5 November 2018 to hear the proposals for enfranchisement reform and discuss how they will work in practice, Louise Uphill examines the key points.

A Guide to Civil Penalties for Landlords

Nationwide (England) from 1 February 2016