View experts by name

View by service and office location

Robert Hearne


T: 01225 730234 (DDI)
T: 01225 730100

If you are having difficulty getting in touch with your contact then you can email or call 0800 923 2073

Robert is an associate within our Family team in the Bath office, specialising in childcare law.

 About Robert

Robert joined the Family team in February 2017, bringing knowledge from his previous roles within the local government sector of care proceedings that include; cases involving non-accidental injuries, fabricated or induced illness and international issues.

Robert was appointed Deputy District Judge in 2019.

Practice areas

Robert works across a range of family areas including:

  • Representing parents and other family members in care proceedings
  • Advising on Special Guardianship and adoption
  • Representing parents in respect of obtaining parental responsibility, contact disputes and determining where a child should live


Outside of work Robert enjoys keeping fit, film and playing chess.


Robert is a member of the Law Society’s Children Law Accreditation Scheme.

Disputes and problems concerning the care of children are often the most emotive and upsetting for families. My aim is to make the process more understandable and less daunting for those involved by providing sympathetic and common sense advice.

Robert Hearne

View experts by name

View by service and office location