Areas of Expertise

Bob graduated with a degree in Law from the University of Tasmania in 1970 and worked at Clerk Walker and Stops for 2 years before being admitted as a Barrister and Solicitor to the Supreme Court of Tasmania in 1972.  He then returned to Fiji and was admitted to the Bar in 1973 and subsequently joined his father, Abdul Lateef, at Lateef & Lateef.

Bob served as the committee member of the first Law Convention in 1974.  He later served as a member of the Fiji Law Society Executive Committee.  He also served as the Chairman of the Fiji Football Association Appeals Committee and was the legal advisor to Saint Vincent’s De Paul.

Bob appeared before the Privy Council in London on an appeal and this he considers to be the highlight of his career in Fiji.

Bob and his family migrated to Brisbane, Australia in 1990 where he commenced work with the law firm, Tobin & Co.  He was admitted as a Barrister and Solicitor to the High Court of Australia.  He is now the litigation partner in Tobin King Lateef.