Robert (Bobby) Christie

Partner  |  Bedell Cristin


Commercial Litigation

Dispute Resolution or Arbitration

Trusts: Contentious

Office Location


Short Biography

Robert is a Jersey Advocate, and English and BVI barrister, specialising in trusts, company, commercial and insolvency litigation. Robert practised for six years at Radcliffe Chambers before moving offshore, to BVI and then to Jersey in 2015. Robert has acted for beneficiaries, trustees and protectors (among others) in numerous contentious and semi-contentious trusts proceedings, and also has extensive experience of shareholder disputes and claims against directors, including in an insolvency context. He joined Bedell Cristin as a partner in December 2020.

What is your favorite restaurant to take a client or colleague to?

Upstairs at Anley Street, but only if the client or colleague in question likes pies.

What is the best piece of advice you have ever received?

To own your mistakes.

What was your first job?

Busking with my bagpipes.

What is the book you recommend to everyone?

The Magus by John Fowles.

What changes do you expect to see in your practice over the next year?

Unfortunately, more insolvencies in businesses which have managed to survive the impact of Covid but can no longer continue.