Rob is a partner and the Chair of the Litigation Practice Group at Patterson Law. Rob focuses his practice on four main areas of litigation: Expropriation, Property Disputes, Business Disputes and Civil Trial Advocacy. Rob has extensive litigation experience, regularly representing clients at all levels of Court and various Administrative tribunals in Nova Scotia and across Canada. In addition, Rob is committed to ongoing education to ensure that his clients receive the most in-depth and up-to-date representation possible. He is currently a contributor editor of the leading expropriation law text, Coates & Waque: The New Law of Expropriation in Canada. Additionally, he has been recognized as a Litigation Star in the Atlantics for six consecutive years in Benchmark Canada's "Definitive Guide to Canada's Leading Litigation Firms & Attorneys". In 2016 Rob was the recipient of Benchmark's "Litigator of the Year" award for Atlantic Canada. Rob was recently selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers™ in Canada 2019 in the field of Expropriation Law.