Robert is licensed in BC and Alberta. He provides legal opinions and drafts agreements on all local government matters with an active interest in land use planning and real estate development. Robert came to Lidstone & Company from the City of Calgary Law Department, where he served as a bylaw prosecutor, drafted real estate transactions, and advised on planning issues. Robert obtained his JD from The University of British Columbia and his work has been published in law and planning journals in Canada, the United States, and United Kingdom. Robert completed his PhD and LLM at the University of Michigan, with his research focusing on urban development and sports venues. Robert is currently a Lecturer at Edinburgh Napier University Business School.