Brick Court Chambers

Alan Roxburgh

Alan Roxburgh

YEAR OF CALL: 1992

"A highly intelligent and dedicated barrister with a great command of detail."
The Legal 500 2017

Alan Roxburgh’s recent work includes advising former shareholders in Madoff feeder funds in relation to claims to recover redemption payments and acting for the defendants in proceedings relating to the reorganisation of an investment structure. He has also been acting for banks in disputes about precious metals, interest rate swaps, the recognition of trusts and cross-border insolvency, and for a multinational pharmaceutical company in proceedings against its IT infrastructure provider, and has been advising on a number of energy contracts and disputes about share options, share mortgages, reflective loss and rights of indemnity.

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  • Commercial M

    Alan Roxburgh has recently been extensively advising and representing former registered shareholders in the largest of the Madoff feeder funds, now in liquidation, in relation to a series of restitution claims brought against them in the British Virgin Islands, which culminated in appeals to the Privy Council in which summary judgment in their favour was upheld. His other recent work includes acting for the defendants in proceedings relating to the reorganisation of an investment structure, for banks in disputes about precious metals, interest rate swaps, the recognition of trusts and cross-border insolvency, and for a multinational pharmaceutical company in proceedings against its IT infrastructure provider. He has also been advising on a number of energy contracts and disputes about share options, share mortgages, reflective loss and rights of indemnity.

  • Publications M

    ‘Bankers’ in Professional Negligence and Liability (Informa, 2017)

  • Qualifications M

    MA (Oxon)

    Diploma in Law (City University)

    Barrister, Middle Temple

    Pupillage at Brick Court Chambers

    Barrister, Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court (Virgin Islands)

  • Directory quotes M
    • "A very nice guy to work with, who's really good at dealing with clients and really patient with people who are struggling." "You get a beautifully crafted, detailed response from him." (Chambers & Partners 2019)
    • "Takes any legal problem and resolves it quickly and effectively." (The Legal 500 2018-19)
    • "Has exceptional intellectual ability and brings an astounding attention to detail in his analysis." (The Legal 500 2018-19)
    • "A highly intelligent and dedicated barrister with a great command of detail." (The Legal 500 2017)
    • "He is very easy to get on with and is a silk brain at senior junior rates." (The Legal 500 2016)
    • "Dedicated to the case and unflappable in his approach." (The Legal 500 2016)
    • "A true rising star; he has gravitas beyond his years." (The Legal 500 2014)
    • "Experienced in professional negligence, banking and shipping disputes." (The Legal 500 2014)
    • "excellent advocate" (The Legal 500, 2007)
    • "extremely hardworking" (The Legal 500, 2005)