Robert Pearce QC
| Silk 2006
| Call 1977
Experience and Expertise
Robert Pearce QC advises on taxation issues arising in the other areas of his practice. His principal expertise is in capital and income taxation of trusts, estates and charities.
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 recommendations include:
- “He’s very clear, confident and articulate. He is able to break instructions down into various segments and make them much more understandable.” (Chancery: Traditional, Chambers UK, 2017)
- “He is polite and courteous with both clients and the other side.” (Chancery: Traditional UK, Chambers HNW, 2016)
- “He is very approachable, very clear in explaining the issues and good at drafting.” (Traditional Chancery, Chambers UK, 2015)
- “A real eye for detail.” (Private Client, Trusts and Probate section, The Legal 500, 2014)
- “Robert Pearce QC stands out for his ‘supremely sound judgement and authority.’ He thrives on cases peppered with difficult technical aspects to them, especially those containing contentious trusts and wills. Solicitors favour him as he ‘creates all-angles summaries of cases of a quality that is hard to beat’. (Traditional Chancery, Chambers UK, 2012)
- “… Robert Pearce QC is extolled for his work across a wide swathe of traditional chancery. All manner of private client issues are handled by this ‘artful and sophisticated practitioner,’ who proves particularly good on trust and tax of trusts matters.” (Traditional Chancery, Chambers UK, 2011)
- “Robert Pearce QC is similarly highly regarded, and maintains an equally wide practice that takes in a wealth of contentious and non-contentious private client work. 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’.” (Traditional Chancery, Chambers UK, 2010)
- “Robert Pearce QC ‘has a first-class intellect and is thoughtful and conscientious’.” (Private Client, Personal Tax, Trusts and Probate section, The Legal 500, 2009)
- “Robert Pearce QC ‘has a superb reputation’ across a variety of chancery areas, with commentators singling out, in particular, his ‘wonderful attention to detail’.” (Traditional Chancery section, Chambers UK, 2008):
Contributing editor of the title Trusts and Administration of Estates in The Civil Court Practice published by LexisNexis.
BA (Oxford), Jurisprudence, first class; BCL
STEP; Charity Law Association; Property Bar Association; ACTAPS.