Mr Robert Dobbyn > WALKERS > St Helier, Jersey > Lawyer Profile

WALKERS
PO BOX 72,WALKER HOUSE
28-34 HILL STREET
ST HELIER
JE4 8PN
Jersey

Work Department

Trust and Wealth Structuring

Position

Robert is based in Walkers’ Jersey office.  He provides advice and drafting in relation to Jersey trusts and foundations, mainly on non-contentious private wealth matters but he also assists his colleagues in the corporate and dispute resolution teams.  His clients typically comprise Jersey-based trustees but also include law firms, accountancy practices, settlors and beneficiaries from around the world.

Career

Before joining Walkers, Robert spent five years with another eminent law firm in Jersey where he also focused on Jersey trusts and foundations.  Before that, Robert trained and qualified as a solicitor with Withers LLP in London, where he worked for four years.

Languages

English

Memberships

Member of the Law Society of England and Wales and the Law Society of Jersey.

Member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners.

Education

Admitted in:
Jersey
England and Wales (not practising)

Qualifications:

MA (Cantab) in History from Cambridge University
TEP qualification from the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners

Lawyer Rankings

Jersey > Private client, trusts and tax

(Next Generation Partners)

Robert DobbynWALKERS

Robert Dobbyn heads a WALKERS practice that advises HNW families from Asia, the Middle East and beyond, and their advisers, on creating and managing wealth structures. Marc Seddon, who also handles some contentious work, is active in regulatory matters and issues against a backdrop of foreign tax law, and his work has included matters concerning employee benefit trusts. Senior counsel Sevyn Kalsi, in addition to connections in mainland Europe, advises members of Indian communities worldwide.