Client Testimonial

Dr John Humpries

All done and dusted at last and a very satisfactory outcome. Thank you very much indeed for all your help and advice, tempered with a healthy dose of realism, which enabled me to reach a deal and put an end to the stress of the last 10 months.

I hope I don’t have to call on you again but will not hesitate to do so if necessary.

Thank you again.

my barrister cemented the case in my favour, in fact a huge turnaround.
my barrister cemented the case in my favour
Alex Cockle, Kernow Music School
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Thanks Robin for your help and we wouldn’t hesitate to use you again.
Robin quickly responded to our query, making time available immediately to communicate with us to hear our case.
Amanda Cooper – Head of Finance - Byfield Consultancy
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beyond the call of duty... valuable advice
...beyond the call of duty... valuable advice... a barrister with a difference
Alexander Peschkoff
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worked tirelessly... assistance was invaluable
worked tirelessly... assistance was invaluable
Barry Stanton
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worked tirelessly... assistance was invaluable
helped us to agree a settlement in one day that could have run for much longer.
Craig Beresford - COO/Managing Director - Waterman Group plc
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...myself and my client are very happy with the outcome you have achieved. I will be recommending your services
myself and my client are very happy with the outcome you have achieved. I will be recommending your services
Guyth Jaber - AI Solicitors
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Really pleased with the outcome of both the application hearing and the Trial
Really pleased with the outcome of both the application hearing and the Trial
Hayley Fairhurst Minster Law
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highly recommmend him to others in a similar situation.
highly recommmend him to others in a similar situation.
Mario Vella
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...very much appreciate[d] especially as this case was foisted upon you and us by the client on the eleventh hour
very much appreciate[d] especially as this case was foisted upon you and us by the client on the eleventh hour
Hayley Fairhurst Minster Law
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I can’t thank you enough... a massive relief for me. I’m over the moon.
I can’t thank you enough. a massive relief for me. I’m over the moon.
Safia Khan - Direct Access
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...clearly on top of the substantial bundle... the client was very happy... “extremely impressive”.
.clearly on top of the substantial bundle. the client was very happy... “extremely impressive”.
Mark Turner - Tinsdills Solicitors
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Fabulous result... sterling efforts... could not have gone much more favourably... the client will be over the moon.
Fabulous result. sterling efforts. could not have gone much more favourably... the client will be over the moon.
Stephen Ball - Zest Legal
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You are in our favoured barrister list. We will look to instruct you in the very near future.
You are in our favoured barrister list. We will look to instruct you in the very near future.
Meltem Kelmoumin - Advantage Solicitors Ltd
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A fantastic result, I look forward to instructing you in the future.
A fantastic result, I look forward to instructing you in the future.
Miss Devon Cartwright - Bott & Co
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efficient, approachable... securing a very favourable Judgment for the client.
efficient, approachable... securing a very favourable Judgment for the client.
Tariq Khan - Burton & Burton Solicitors
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Thank you and wow what a result!
Thank you and wow what a result!
Philip Watson - Minster Law
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Construction Dispute
Robin helped me with an issue that I had with a cow boy trader who had not installed my patio correctly. The case went to court and having no experience in...
Matt Bower
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Commercial/Employment Mediation
Average feedback: 10/10. Was the mediator on time and prepared to your satisfaction? 10 How highly do you rate the mediator’s communication with yourself….
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Overall feedback: 9.2/10. Was the mediator on time and prepared to your satisfaction? 9 How highly do you rate the mediator’s communication with yourself….
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"Robin was up to speed amazingly quickly"
Robin was up to speed amazingly quickly and provided the assistance I needed without any fuss or difficulty, all in only a couple of working days. I feel...
David Fry – Company Owner and Director
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Robin has advised us in a number of areas over the past year or so. He is friendly and knowledgable and avoids getting into legal jargon to focus on the...
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Robin was quick to provide professional, honest, in-depth advice, and without, his guidance or wrong advice things may have gone very differently...
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Thank you for your email and thank you for your guiding hand in reaching the settlement yesterday. The client and counsel are both very happy with the way...
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I contacted Robin Somerville as a Direct Access Barrister after a dispute with fellow directors/shareholders became a stalemate and was going nowhere,and...
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I cannot recommend the services of Robin Somerville enough. Throughout the whole process of producing and negotiating a share purchase agreement of which...
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I would like to thank you for your help in this matter and I can only imagine where matters may have ended if I had taken the Tribunal path and called Mr X...
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Robin had a grasp of the situation I found myself in from the very first conversation. His expertise, professionalism and ability to explain the legal...
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Robin was “brilliant and helped me get a really good result with my case. I am very happy with their service. I would highly recommend them. 5*"
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Robin has been excellent in handling our employment law related issues. I have trusted his advice on numerous occasions in relation to settlement agreements.
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Thank you wholeheartedly in bringing the matter to a close. I appreciate the effort you put in away from the camera. I also greatly appreciate the way...
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...clearly is 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 the options available...
Edmund Jones - SBD Partners Ltd
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All done and dusted at last and a very satisfactory outcome. Thank you very much indeed for all your help and advice, tempered with a healthy dose...
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exceptional... eye for detail... I will never use another lawyer again.
exceptional. eye for detail. I will never use another lawyer again.
Tara Lyons - Managing Director - Indiefield
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a true professional... pertinent advice... excellent value and service.
a true professional... pertinent advice... excellent value and service.
Zak Desai - Direct Access
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priceless... exceptional...
priceless... exceptional...
Zak Desai - Direct Access
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...recommendation of the highest order.
recommendation of the highest order.
Stuart Saunders - Direct Access
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I instructed Robin to advise and manage the pursuit of a commercial outstanding payment from a former customer. The matter was both technically complex...
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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 in the case and the...
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Robin successfully defended the claim brought against me with an argument I would never have thought to put forward on my own
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The point was well argued by Mr Somerville.
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I am heading towards a dispute for sure. Where do you go? Who do you ask? Robin Somerville put me in the picture and gave me options...
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Thank you for yesterday, great result. I can confirm that Mr [Client] is delighted, he emailed me last night to say so. I can also confirm I am delighted...
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I would personally like to thank you so much for the professional way you handled the proceedings. You recognised all key points and thoroughly brought...
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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 deal with more complex...
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Your service and care throughout has been exceptional and value for money and I would highly recommend you. Not only did you deliver your expertise...
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I thought he was excellent.
I met with Robin Summerville yesterday. I thought he was excellent.
Theo Soutzos - Direct Access
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I had been involved in a commercial dispute for several years and had consulted with many legal professionals at considerable cost. Within days...
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Robin armed us with the facts to challenge our employer’s actions
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you have a remarkable set of experiences … all leading up to ODR, in my view!
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Robin has been an inspiration… clear professional people skills and high intellect with seasoned skill and authenticity, in a manner to engage and motivate.
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The end result is a testament to the positive and open way that this piece of work was approached and the new Code of Conduct will go a long way...
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Exceeds competency… Strengths have been noted across all competency areas… ability to grasp complex documentation, while making balanced and succinct...
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Robin helped me achieve a settlement that I was pleased with, without having to go to Tribunal
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I contacted Robin Somerville as a Direct Access Barrister after a dispute with fellow directors/shareholders became a stalemate and was going nowhere, and...
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I came across Robin from an online search rather than a recommendation, which is rare approach for me especially for legal matters, however his experience...
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Outstanding – The Chair ensured all decisions and determinations were inclusive of all panel members views and contributions. He was particularly supportive...
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Case presenter was managed well by Robin.
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Robin was very respectful of my role when it came to discussions.
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Robin conducted the hearing in a very business-like fashion, which ensured very effective use of our time...
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Robin is a very capable, reliable and trustworthy business partner whom I would happily work with in any capacity.
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Robin is a founder-director of reallymoving.com. His contribution towards the success of reallymoving has been considerable. Has a wealth of digital...
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Robin is full of ideas and energy to help my business. His deep experience in the field makes it easier to avoid expensive mistakes and has given me...
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My dealings with Robin have left me impressed with his scope of understanding in the technical and commercial aspects that impacted on our business.
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Robin is excellent to work with. Good communication
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Robin is good at problem solving and coming up with constructive ideas. He has a good grasp of the bigger picture without losing sight of the detail...
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I have know Robin for a number of years first through the BMF then as the owner of eBuildingSupplies who my company have had a trading agreement with...
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Robin has proved to be a good partner in ebs for Unimer and his attn to detail and professionalism in dealing with all communications is first class...
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Robin has excellent knowledge of the on-line market place and has established eBuildingSupplies as the most progressive on-line trading site for building...
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Robin is a very forward thinking person always looking at ways for improvement
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Robin provides a genuine spark to meetings and discussions and brings innovative ideas to fruition. He has built a strong commercial solution for my client...
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Robin has invented a superb internet site, it has given Lords many great results and would recommend [it] highly.
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Attentive to detail and seriously committed, Robin has contributed greatly to Barnet College in his role as Governor.
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Robin is very personable and professional, whose aspirations reflect those of his organisation in the form of a detailed sustainable development brief.
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Robin Somerville is an accomplished public speaker, an industry innovator and a through professional. [He has] vision of a streamlined, efficient...
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Ability to see opportunities for traditional businesses to grow their effectiveness.
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I’ve known Robin for many years and have been impressed by his combination of business acumen and high ethical standards. He never stands still and is...
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Robin is a clear thinking, straightforward strategic thinker who has been able to conceive an idea, and more importantly deliver it in the field of e-commerce.
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Unique blend of technical insight, creative approach to growing a business, solid commercial understanding and a pragmatic, common sense approach to...
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Robin has been an outstanding [Board] member at Barnet College. Throughout his tenure, he has quickly absorbed the ongoing challenges and has made...
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Robin ensured that his input was constructive and well argued and did not impose his views on other panellists, but gave time for the points to be thought...
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Robin is one of the very few people I would consider going into a new venture with. Not only is he a creative business thinker...
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Robin has always had the vision to run an efficient business embracing the latest technology to ensure he has the information he needs and his staff have
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