Rob Booth

General Counsel, The Crown Estate


Rob is the General Counsel and Company Secretary of The Crown Estate – a UK real estate business which manages a £13bn portfolio; including commercial property in London’s West End, retail across the country, and most of the UK seabed. A former City lawyer, Rob is the strategic lead for legal, knowledge, information security, privacy and governance at The Crown Estate.


Rob is a vocal advocate for innovation, progress and change, and has been heavily involved in reshaping his organisation and function. Outside The Crown Estate, Rob supports a number of initiatives that seek to promote equality and diversity of thought, in both the property and legal sectors. In pushing boundaries, Rob has been recognised by the FT as one of the top young legal innovators in Europe and is the Legal 500’s current “Real Estate Individual of the Year”.