Robert Hines is a Partner at Vardags, advising on all aspects of family law particularly cases involving contentious or strategic planning elements.
Robert has particular expertise in advising HNW and UHNW clients, often in connection with complex financial disputes, including those with significant disclosure issues and/or involving international dimensions/multiple jurisdictions and/or complex trust, business and/or other intricate structures, or with publicity issues. He has also advised on all forms of marital agreements, cohabitation disputes and private law children matters, including applications for leave to remove children from the jurisdiction.
Prior to joining Vardags as a partner, Robert worked as a Managing Associate.
Robert studied History at the University of Exeter. He studied for a LLB (Hons) in Law from the college of law and completed a postgraduate diploma in law from the college of Law. In addition to this, he completed a legal practitioner course at the college of law.
Robert is a trusted advisor to clients. He has represented a variety of domestic and international clients including:
Robert speaks native English with basic German
Estrada v Al-Juffali  EWHC 213 (Fam)
Estrada v Al-Juffali  EWCA Civ 176
Juffali v Juffali  EWHC 1684 (Fam)
Thakkar v Thakkar  EWHC 2488 (Fam)
Thakkar v Thakkar and Others  EWFC 13
Daga v Bangur  EWFC 91
R v R  EWHC 195 (Fam)
Robert is a follower of various sports including Rugby, football, tennis, golf, squash and American football. He also enjoys travel, music theatre, watching films at the cinema and spending time with his two daughters. Robert is a member of Resolution and a founding member of Family Law Agreements Group (FLAG). In addition to this, he is also a founding member of PCAN.
We offer a free consultation to suitable clients, typically those where the family's net assets are in excess of £1m or the combined income is in excess of £150,000
Vardags is one of the UK’s top divorce law firms. We specialise in complex, high net worth and international cases. Our President Ayesha Vardag has been widely described as “Britain’s Top Divorce Lawyer” and the “Diva of Divorce”.
Our divorce solicitors have been involved in some of the highest profile cases of recent years at all levels up to the Supreme Court. Most of our cases are managed discreetly and are kept out of the media, but we are adept at managing the press if necessary.
Our top divorce lawyers have acted for or against financiers, entrepreneurs, footballers, celebrities, members of royal families, and the aristocracy. We fight hard where necessary but negotiate to get the best result whenever possible.