Robert Javin-Fisher

Of Counsel

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Robert Javin-Fisher

Rob Javin-Fisher is a solicitor-advocate and of counsel at Humphries Kerstetter.

Prior to joining Humphries Kerstetter in 2018, Rob was a solicitor advocate at Herbert Smith Freehills and spent time on secondment in their Moscow and Tokyo offices and also on secondment to the contentious regulatory team at Lloyds Banking Group.


Rob has a broad range of dispute resolution experience across a wide range of sectors (including TMT, pharmaceutical, energy and natural resources) with a particular emphasis on international arbitration (under the auspices of the JCAA, SIAC and LCIA or ad-hoc).

Education and Languages.

  • 2011: Qualified as a Solicitor Advocate.
  • 2006-2007: BPP Law School.
  • 2005-2006: Oxford Brookes University (Graduate Diploma in Law).
  • 2001-2004: Exeter College, Oxford University, Philosophy, Politics and Economics.
  • 1996-2001: Lancing College, West Sussex.

Representative Matters.

  • Whilst on secondment at Lloyds Banking Group (LBG), the business function responsible for dealing with payment protection insurance (PPI) complaints from customers of a range of LBG brands and products. This included providing strategic advice regarding the treatment of claims, claims escalated to the Financial Ombudsman (FOS) and LBG’s response to the FCA’s consultation paper issued in November 2015 (CP15/39) following the Supreme Court decision in Plevin v Paragon Finance [2014] UKSC 61 and in relation to the latter stages of a skilled person report into LBG’s historical sales of PPI under section 166 of the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000;
  • A consortium in a very high value arbitration (LCIA) seated in London, with satellite litigation in the BVI, in respect of a dispute relating to a natural resources project in Central Asia;
  • An international investment bank in a domestic, ad-hoc arbitration, in relation to claims of professional negligence in respect of a technical due diligence report prepared by its advisors in respect of a waste to energy facility;
  • An Indian pharmaceutical company in an international arbitration in a high value dispute concerning breach of warranty and indemnity claims under share purchase agreements (LCIA);
  • An international pharmaceutical company’s Indian subsidiary in an international arbitration in relation to claims arising from research and licensing agreements (SIAC);
  • A large Japanese manufacturer in defending claims of conspiracy and breach of contract brought and advancing counterclaims for unpaid sums in the context of an original equipment manufacture agreement(SIAC);
  • A Japanese trading house in an international arbitration in respect of a debt claim against a Middle Eastern Party (JCAA);
  • An international investment fund in relation to potential disputes relating to the management and operation of biomass plants;
  • A gas supplier in relation to a dispute arising from a gas supply and tolling agreement. The dispute was resolved successfully through mediation; and
  • Bernie Ecclestone in High Court proceedings against Bayerische Landersbank.