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GOLDIE HOUSE, UPPER CHURCH STREET, DOUGLAS, IM1 1EB, ISLE OF MAN
Tel:
Work 01624 629100
Fax:
Fax 01624 617924
Email:
Web:
www.goughlaw.im

Alan Gough

Tel:
Work 01624 629 100
Email:
Web:
www.goughlaw.im
Gough Law

Work Department

Litigation.

Position

Shareholder and director of the firm. Head of the litigation team. Widely acknowledged as the Isle of Man’s litigator of choice for the most demanding cases. Known for expertise in asset tracing and injunctive relief. Has appeared in many of the leading Isle of Man cases over the past 30 years, including the celebrated Rossminster case, the extensive litigation that followed the collapse of Savings and Investment Bank, and other famous cases such as Barlow Clowes. Regularly instructed by major US firms and international firms in relation to Isle of Man proceedings, in particular in relation to asset tracing and cross border disputes. Acts for Isle of Man-based high-net-worth and ultra-high-net-worth individuals in relation to litigation matters, including complex matters proceeding to trial. Instructed by various departments of the Isle of Man government to advise on complex matters.

Career

Isle of Man advocate (called 1975); Gough Law formed May 2012. Commissioner for Oaths, Notary Public. Lectured on offshore matters, asset tracing in particular, to experienced audiences in San Diego, Florence, Bermuda, Helsinki, Amsterdam, and Monaco. Regularly acts as a Panel Deemster in the Isle of Man Courts

Member

American Bar Association (associate member); Chancery Bar Association (honorary international member); Isle of Man Law Society.

Leisure

Motor boating, has written regular articles for a national boating magazine. Also a keen biker and Harley Davidson entustiast.


Isle of Man

Dispute resolution

Within: Leading individuals

Alan Gough - Gough Law

Within: Dispute resolution

One client has ‘never seen a firm with as much in-depth knowledge and the capabilities to use it so effectively to gain the upper hand in a case’ as Gough Law, which is ‘an impressive outfit at the top of its game in the context of heavyweight commercial and regulatory litigation’. The ‘balanced, practical and experienced’ Alan Gough is the senior name to note; he successfully represented billionaire businessman Albert Gubay and his estate in a dispute with a former employee who claimed Gubay had promised him a significant amount of money although there was no written evidence. Andrew Marshall, whose ‘drafting skills are second to none and who has that rare ability to condense complex issues into compelling, succinct explanations’, was recently promoted to director and advised the US Securities and Exchange Commission on the enforcement of a fraud case against a billionaire individual following a six-year-long dispute. Chiva Samani is now at Athena Law.

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