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Alan Roxburgh

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Brick Court Chambers (Chambers of Mark Howard QC and Helen Davies QC)


Barrister specialising in general commercial and common law, including banking, insurance and reinsurance, sale of goods, professional negligence, shipping and international trade. Reported and other important cases: Seaconsar Far East Ltd v Bank Markazi Jomhouri Islami Iran [1994] 1 AC 438; The Mahkutai [1996] AC 650; Nederlandse Reassurantie Groep Holding NV v Bacon and Woodrow [1995] 2 Lloyd’s Rep 404, [1997] LRLR 678; Camdex International Ltd v Bank of Zambia [1997] CLC 714; Republic of India v India Steamship Co Ltd, The Indian Endurance and Indian Grace (No 2) [1994] 2 Lloyd’s Rep 331, [1998] AC 878; British Coal Respiratory Disease Litigation (23 January 1998); R v Lord Saville of Newdigate, ex parte B [1999] EWHC Admin 232, [1999] EWCA Civ 1136; R v Lord Saville of Newdigate, ex parte A [1999] EWHC Admin 556, [2000] 1 WLR 1855; R (A) v Lord Saville of Newdigate (No 2) [2001] EWHC Admin 888, [2002] 1 WLR 1249; counsel to the Bloody Sunday Inquiry, 1998-2010; AstraZeneca UK Ltd v International Business Machines Corporation [2011] EWHC 306 (TCC), [2011] EWHC 3373 (TCC); Standard Bank plc v Via Mat International Ltd [2013] 2 All ER (Comm) 1222; Fortress Value Recovery Fund I LLC v Blue Skye Special Opportunities Fund LP [2014] EWHC 1052 (Comm), [2014] EWHC 551 (Comm); Fairfield Sentry Ltd v Migani [2014] 1 CLC 611; Akers v Samba Financial Group [2014] 16 ITELR 808, [2015] Ch 451; ABN AMRO Fund Services (Isle of Man) Nominees Ltd v Krys (BVIHC (COM) 2009/0136, 11 March 2016).


Called 1992, Middle Temple.


Eton College; Corpus Christi College, Oxford (1993 MA); City University (1991 Diploma in Law).

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Banking and finance (including consumer credit)

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Alan Roxburgh - Brick Court ChambersTakes any legal problem and resolves it quickly and effectively.

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Alan Roxburgh - Brick Court ChambersHas exceptional intellectual ability and brings an astounding attention to detail in his analysis.

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