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Appleby

13-14 ESPLANADE, ST HELIER, JE1 1BD, JERSEY
Tel:
Work 01534 888777
Email:
Web:
www.applebyglobal.com

Fraser Robertson

Tel:
Work 01534 818032
Email:
Web:
www.applebyglobal.com/profile/view/64948/Fraser-Robertson
Appleby

Work Department

Dispute resolution (arbitration and mediation, banking litigation, fraud litigation, negligence claims, trust and estate litigation, regulatory advice, fraud and asset-tracing, insolvency and restructuring, trust dispute).

Position

Fraser Robertson is a Group Partner in Dispute Resolution department in Jersey. Fraser also sits on the Group´s Global Management Committee Board. He is a commercial litigator who advises on all types of commercial disputes. He specialises primarily in trust, contractual and professional negligence, as well as fraud and asset tracing, and regulatory matters. He has acted and appeared before the Jersey courts in a number of significant trust disputes.

He has contributed to various publications, including the Jersey Law Review. Fraser is a keen speaker at international seminars and conferences, particularly on trust litigation matters.

Some recent examples of work include: advising Prince Jefri Bolkiah in high-profile litigation with the Sultan of Brunei to recover assets arising out of alleged misappropriation of US$15 billion from the Brunei Investment Agency, requiring parallel proceedings in both the Cayman Islands and Jersey; on and appearing in the trial of the ‘Shard of Glass’ dispute. The dispute, which has featured prominently in the mainstream and specialist media, involved five parties and a wide range of issues, including the law of mistake, breach of trust, transactions at an undervalue and defences of laches and acquiescence; and appearing in the trial of the significant case of EM.TV v Bayerische Landesbank, the first substantive case on the Jersey Security Interest Law, which involved the ownership of the television rights to the Formula One racing series.

Career

Qualified 1985. Fraser practised for a number of years in London and became a partner of Appleby in 2000. He qualified as an accredited mediator in 2004.

Member

Law Society of England and Wales, Jersey Law Society, International Bar Association, Institute of Directors and Jersey Association of Accredited Mediators, Jersey Law Society’s Disciplinary Panel, sits on the Board of Examiners for the Jersey Bar examinations. Adjunct Professor with the Jersey Institute of Law and a member of its Governing Body.

Education

Durham University; Guildford College of Law.


Jersey

Dispute resolution

Within: Leading individuals

Fraser Robertson - Appleby

Within: Dispute resolution

Owing to Appleby’s considerable global footprint, its Jersey team regularly receives big-ticket instructions from global financial institutions, including recent court-approved multibillion-pound restructuring mandates. The practice, which includes highly-praised advocates Michael Cushing and Fraser Robertson, also acts on trust and fiduciary disputes, professional negligence claims and contentious insolvency. Newly-promoted partner Jared Dann is also recommended for his expertise in contentious trust, fraud and asset tracing matters.

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