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Robert Pearce QC

| Silk 2006
| Call 1977

Profile: International

Experience and Expertise

Robert Pearce QC undertakes work for both home and overseas clients. He has experience of advising on civil law issues arising in other common law jurisdictions, and of drafting trust instruments for use in other common law jurisdictions. He advises on private international law issues. He has provided expert evidence of English law in proceedings in other jurisdictions.

 

Reported Cases of Note

Re Barton deceased (High Court, [2002] WTLR 469). Variation of Will trust; choice of applicable law; Recognition of Trusts Act 1987.

 

Recommendations

Robert Pearce QC is recommended as a leading silk in the Private Client, Personal Tax, Trusts and Probate section of the current edition of The Legal 500, and in the Traditional Chancery section of the current edition of Chambers UK.

Recent directory comments include:

Publications

Contributing editor of the titles Family Provision, and Trusts and Administration of Estates in Butterworth’s Civil Court Practice.

Robert Pearce QC
"Sources highly recommend him for his specific expertise in complex trust and trust tax issues. He is known for the fact that ‘he hits the nail on the head with his advice time after time."

Chambers UK