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Robert Moxon Browne QC

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


Described by the Directories as an amazing courtroom presence and a renounced cross-examiner, Bob is joint head of the 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 recent Administrative and Appeal Court cases include: R (ex p. Aviva Life and Pensions (UK) Ltd v Financial Ombudsman Service (2017) EWCC (Administrative Court) 336 [Leading current authority on jurisdiction of FOS to disregard the law and industry practice in their insurance decisions]. Zurich Insurance Plc v. Maccaferri Ltd (2017) Lloyds Rep IR Plus 12 [Leading Court of Appeal authority on notification clauses in public liability insurance]. Re Perepilichnyy decd and Sec. of State for Home Dept. v. HM Senior Coroner for Surrey (2016) EWCH 3001 (Administrative Court) [Home Secretary’s claim for Public Interest Immunity against disclosure of documents to the Senior Coroner, on national security grounds, upheld by the High Court.


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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