Alexis Robinson joined MFG in 2007 and is a Partner in the Litigation Department. She helps clients navigate complex commercial claims involving search, freezing and restraining orders, tracing and recovering the proceeds of civil fraud through mixed funds, enforcing foreign arbitration awards locally and defending banks, other financial institutions and commercial clients in professional negligence, breach of trust and breach of contract claims. Alexis is an advocate of the family and compassionately advises clients through difficult family times, including the preparation of maintenance agreements, negotiating fair property settlements and child custody arrangements. She has been involved in multi-jurisdictional custody disputes, matters involving the severance of family business ties and family estate and property litigation.
Hubble Ltd v Bank of Nova Scotia Jamaica Limited  JMCC Comm 22
Successful defence of debtor’s attempt to thwart bank’s power of sale under mortgage valued at over J$51,000,000 and to use insolvency and mistake to avoid payment in full of principal and interest due.
Dalma James (Trustee of the Estate of West Indies Gypsum Co Ltd, a bankrupt) v Berger Paints Jamaica Ltd  JMCC Comm 15
Successful defence of breach of contract claim for over US$5,000,000 concerning sale of goods.
Pamela Reidy v Joni Young-Torres (Administrator, Estate of Karl Young)  JMSC Civ 2
Successful opposition to application for relief from sanctions in claim by purported common law spouse over multi-million dollar estate of the deceased.
Caribbean Steel Company Limited v PriceWaterhouse (A Firm)  UKPC 18
Successful defence against negligence and/or breach of contract claim for in excess of J$38,000,000 concerning interpretation of the company’s pension deed and rules.
Paharsingh v Jamaica Redevelopment Foundation, Inc Claim No 2010 HCV 02970 delivered 23/9/2010
Successful opposition to claimant’s application for interlocutory injunction to thwart mortgagee’s power of sale.
Jamaican Bar Association
Jamaican Bar Association, Family Law Committee
Jamaican Bar Association, Civil Practice and Procedure Committee,
Wortley Girls Home
Liberty Academy at the Priory
OM Jamaica Limited
Norman Manley Law School
Jamaican Bar Association, Law Reform Committee