Roberta Harvey > Forsters LLP > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Forsters LLP

Work Department

Dispute Resolution


Partner and Head of Contentious Trusts & Estates


Roberta is highly skilled in conducting trust-based disputes in numerous offshore and domestic jurisdictions. She advises trustees, protectors, and beneficiaries. Her recent track record includes worldwide freezing injunctions, disclosure, asset tracing and recovery, validity issues, breach of trust, and Hasting Bass applications.

She also has significant experience in advising personal representatives, beneficiaries and charities in will and estate disputes. Roberta uses her deep knowledge of acting on contentious matters to advise trustees and settlors on risk management when establishing trusts. She also works closely with Forsters’ highly regarded Family team with the preparation of pre and post nuptial agreements. Roberta has higher rights of audience. She is also co-founder of the “Fresh Perspectives” annual trust litigation conference.

Roberta joined Forsters in January 2019.

Lawyer Rankings

London > Private client > Contentious trusts and probate

(Hall of Fame)

Roberta HarveyForsters LLP

Forsters LLP‘s contentious trusts and estates practice is led by Roberta Harvey, who is known as ‘an incredibly accomplished lawyer and strategist’. The team, which ‘consistently performs at a high level’, is recommended for ‘private clients who want highest level of advice and representation in the world‘. Managing partner Emily Exton – ‘the doyenne in this field‘ – has a background in complex contentious trusts matters.