Alexis Robinson


Commercial Litigation, Family, Litigation, Mediation & Arbitration, Mining


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 [2022] JMCC Comm 22

Lead Counsel

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.  
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Dalma James (Trustee of the Estate of West Indies Gypsum Co Ltd, a bankrupt) v Berger Paints Jamaica Ltd [2022] JMCC Comm 15

Lead Counsel

Successful defence of breach of contract claim for over US$5,000,000 concerning sale of goods.
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Pamela Reidy v Joni Young-Torres (Administrator, Estate of Karl Young) [2021] JMSC Civ 2

Lead Counsel

Successful opposition to application for relief from sanctions in claim by purported common law spouse over multi-million dollar estate of the deceased.
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Caribbean Steel Company Limited v PriceWaterhouse (A Firm) [2013] UKPC 18

Junior Counsel

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.
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Paharsingh v Jamaica Redevelopment Foundation, Inc Claim No 2010 HCV 02970 delivered 23/9/2010

Lead Counsel

Successful opposition to claimant’s application for interlocutory injunction to thwart mortgagee’s power of sale.

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Jamaican Bar Association

Council Member

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




Certificate in Mediation Practice and Procedure, Dispute Resolution Foundation of Jamaica


Legal Education Certificate, Norman Manley Law School


Called to the Bar of England & Wales as a member of Lincoln’s Inn

Bachelor of Laws with Honours, City University, London

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