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Robert Higgins

Robert Higgins Partner

Email: rhiggins@codea.com.au

Phone: (02) 9291 7109

International Phone: (+61 2) 9291 7109

Location: Sydney


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With more than 38 years experience in the areas of litigation and dispute resolution, Robert is one of Carroll & O’Dea’s most sought after partners.

Robert’s practice is extremely busy but he has time to ensure that every client has the benefit of his personal input.

He has had extensive experience advising both plaintiffs and defendants, which enables him to bring a balanced and practical approach when advising his clients. Robert is an accredited specialist in his field by the Law Society of NSW.

Robert has significant experience in the area of commercial litigation and landlord and tenant law. In the area of landlord and tenant law, some of Robert’s more significant matters have included major lease transactions for the Government Insurance Office, Elcom and Lend Lease.

For the past 20 years Robert has acted for the Transport Accident Commission of Victoria in respect of matters that come within the jurisdiction of New South Wales. With a considerable interstate dimension to his practice, Robert has developed extensive expertise in cases in which conflict of laws issues arise. He has been involved in a number of cases, which have become significant precedents in the area of conflict of laws.

“When people face litigation, they are often going through some of the toughest issues in life. At Carroll & O’Dea, we provide our clients with practical, hands-on strategies, the best technical advice, all communicated in straight forward language.”

Key Professional Achievements

  • Robert has Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Laws degrees from the University of Sydney and a Master of Laws from the University of Sydney.
  • Robert is admitted as a solicitor of the Supreme Court of New South Wales.
  • Robert joined Carroll & O’Dea Lawyers in 1976 and became a partner in 1984.
  • Robert is a NSW Law Society Accredited Specialist in Personal Injury Law.

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