Robert Jappie

Robert is a well-respected legal expert within the UK’s fast-growing cannabis industries. He has advised a number of UK businesses operating in the sector and also provides advice to overseas companies and investors looking to break into the UK market.

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In recent months, Robert has presented at the Cannabis Trades Association annual trade show, toured Nevada and Colorado to investigate the cannabis industry in the US, been quoted in The Times and appeared on LBC radio to discuss cannabis regulation in the UK.

From his previous work at Release and his close connections within the UK legal world, Robert has a unique insight into the complexities of UK drug policy and law.

Robert is able to assist with:

  • Starting a cannabis business in the UK
  • Providing regulatory advice to ensure compliance with UK law
  • Legal advice and support when lobbying or engaging with government agencies and regulatory bodies
  • Advice and representation with licencing applications and trade suspensions

And much more…

With more than ten years’ experience in the fields of criminal litigation, regulatory matters and licencing issues, Robert already works with a wide range of clients, both individual or corporate.

Robert has represented clients in a variety of regulatory and criminal investigations. He also has particular expertise in organised crime investigations, drug trafficking/importation, money laundering offences and complex POCA proceedings.

Robert is a member of the Young Fraud Lawyers Association and has previously been a part of the legal team at Release, which is the national centre of expertise on drugs and drugs law.