Roberta Harvey

Roberta Harvey

Partner, Dispute Resolution

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.


T: +44 207 399 4868
M: +44 7827 829325

"She is a top-grade lawyer and barristers speak very highly of her. She really demonstrates strong judgement and high-level thinking when dealing with cases." Chambers HNW Guide, 2018
"Roberta Harvey is described as 'extremely good and a very able trust litigator' by a source, while another identifies her as 'sensible, pragmatic and constructive'." Chambers UK, 2017
"They're knowledgeable, they know what matters and what doesn't, they are decent people to deal with, they're responsive, they're friendly and they're helpful."
Chambers HNW 2016