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Robert Moxon Browne QC

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2TG – 2 Temple Gardens (2TG – 2 Temple Gardens)


Head of professional negligence group at 2 Temple Gardens. Work includes cases involving accountants, solicitors and surveyors as well as construction industry professionals, especially where disputes arise as to allocation of responsibility within multi-disciplinary teams. Very experienced in all matters relating to insurance law and practice including subrogated recoveries involving fire, flood and other catastrophic events, policy construction questions and repudiation for fraud. Specialist in the law affecting the valuation of loss of a chance. Significant cases include: Royal and Sun Alliance v Singh (2012 EWHC) (successful defence of insurers following fraudulent property damage claim); Gemini v Lonsdale & Ors (2011 EWHC) (£4m recovery from Lloyds Underwriters and brokers following unjustified repudiation of Lloyd’s certificate); Keystone & Ors v Total UK (2011 EWHC) (successful multimillion pound insurance recovery following catastrophic damage to McDonald’s distribution network caused by Buncefield explosion); Nayyar v Advani and Denton Wilde Sapte (2010) PNLR 15 (l defence of senior solicitor alleged to have acted in corrupt travel agency deal with AirIndia): Amsprop v Hobart UK (2009) All ER 32 (recovery action by insurers of Lord Sugar’s property portfolio following fire at Hard Rock Café).


Called to the Bar 1969; Gray’s Inn; QC 1990; Recorder 1992; deputy judge Technology and Construction Court 1993; deputy judge High Court 1999.


ORBA; Professional Negligence Bar Association; CLBA; COMBAR.


Gordonstoun School; University College, Oxford (BA).

London Bar

Insurance and reinsurance

Within: Insurance and reinsurance – Leading silks

Bob Moxon Browne QC - 2TG – 2 Temple GardensThorough in his preparation and affable to work with.’

Within: Insurance and reinsurance

2TG – 2 Temple Gardens provides ‘a consistently first-class standard of service from very pleasant and helpful counsel’. Chambers’ headline instructions included Mayor’s Office for Policing and Crime v Mitsui Sumitomo Insurance and R+V Versicherung AG v Robertson & Co SA, both handled by Charles Dougherty QC, and Re Alexander Perepilichnyy (deceased), where Bob Moxon Browne QC is acting for the life insurers.

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Professional negligence

Within: Professional negligence – Leading silks

Bob Moxon Browne QC - 2TG – 2 Temple GardensFormidable.’

Within: Professional negligence

2TG – 2 Temple Gardens is applauded for its ‘real strength in depth in professional negligence’. Bob Moxon Browne QC appeared in Towergate Risk Solutions v Bluebon, which examined the alleged negligence of insurance brokers following a catastrophic hotel fire, while Neil Moody QC acted for the claimants in Thompson v SEPN, a case against a power company and builders.

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