Ziva Robertson - McDermott Will & Emery


Ziva Robertson, a solicitor-advocate, advises clients on dispute resolution issues, including complex trust disputes, contested estates and commercial disputes containing fiduciary elements. She counsels individuals and companies on the conduct and the avoidance of disputes and has extensive experience in cross-jurisdictional and international litigation.

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  • Public Trustee v. Cooper, a conflict of interests and trustees litigation (UK)
  • HSBC v. Fung, “Circle Trust” litigation (Cayman)
  • AB v. MB, forfeiture and equitable compensation (Cayman)

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  • Chambers High Net Worth 2016 to 2022, UK: Private Wealth Disputes
  • Chambers Global, 2018, Global, International Private Client: Contentious
  • The Legal 500 UK, 2014 – 2023 (Hall of Fame/Leading Individual), Private Client – Contentious trusts

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  • The Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP)
  • Association Internationale des Jeunes Avocats (AIJA)


London School of Economics and Political Science, LLB, Law, 1993

The Law Society of England and Wales, 1997
Cayman Islands
British Virgin Islands

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