Babbé enhances litigation team with new appointment

February 2020 | News

Advocate Robin Gist has been appointed as a senior associate at Guernsey law firm Babbé LLP. A specialist in civil litigation, Advocate Gist’s appointment has greatly enhanced the firm’s Dispute Resolution team.

He joins the firm after spending eight years at the Law Officers of the Crown in Guernsey as a civil litigation lawyer. In this role he worked across all aspects of civil litigation, litigation avoidance and general advisory work on behalf of the States of Guernsey. He regularly appeared before the Bailiwick Courts, including the Court of Appeal. Prior to this Advocate Gist spent eight years in London where he practised chancery and commercial matters.

Advocate Gist was called to Guernsey Bar in 2014 and before that the Bar of England & Wales in 2004. He holds a Postgraduate Diploma in Law from the College of Law in London.

“Babbé has an outstanding reputation; I am really looking forward to bringing my knowledge to the team and providing a unique viewpoint from the experience I gained working at the States of Guernsey,” says Advocate Gist.

Andrew Laws, Managing Partner at Babbé, said: “The appointment of Robin continues the growth of the Dispute Resolution team and brings a new dimension to our collective skill set. His extensive knowledge and background in civil litigation will make him an asset to Babbé and we welcome him to the team.”

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