Robert GardnerPartner at Bedell Cristin
Rob is head of Bedell Cristin's litigation team. He is a very experienced commercial litigator and insolvency specialist.
On the litigation side he is involved in a broad range of commercial litigation, particularly disputes involving trusts and is regularly involved in assisting with applications by trustees and beneficiaries including in relation to rectification, mistake and the rule in Hastings-Bass.
On the insolvency side he also works closely with insolvency practitioners in Jersey and elsewhere. He regularly advises companies, directors, shareholders, creditors and insolvency office holders on all aspects of contentious and non-contentious insolvency and restructuring work, particularly where there is a cross border element. Current or recent insolvency work includes acting for liquidators in the court winding up of a Jersey corporate group owning valuable real estate in Jersey; acting on a novel and contested letter of request application; acting for the company and thereafter the liquidators of a significant listed Jersey technology company; acting on a novel application to restore a company to the register and convert its status from summary winding up into creditors' winding up.
Rob joined the firm in 2006 from a leading Caribbean firm, where he was involved in a wide range of commercial litigation, corporate recovery and restructuring projects in both the Cayman Islands and British Virgin Islands.