Roxane’s practice comprises all areas of private family law. She particularly welcomes instructions to act in cases raising issues of jurisdiction, recognition, enforcement and/or conflicts of laws.
Roxane joined Chambers in October 2018 having successfully completed her pupillage under the supervision of Nicholas Wilkinson, Christopher Wood and Rachel Spicer. During pupillage she was involved in a number of high-value financial remedy cases, many of which contained an international element.
Before joining Chambers Roxane worked at several leading Swiss law firms where she gained practical knowledge of cross-border divorce and trust litigation. Roxane also studied Private International Law and U.S. Estate Planning at New York University School of Law. Accordingly she is well placed to act in cross-border cases involving Swiss, European and/or U.S. nationals.
As a Swiss and French national, Roxane is fluent in French and German. She also has a good command of Spanish.
- 2017 – Summer associate in Private Client at Baer & Karrer AG, Zürich, Switzerland.
- 2016 – Judicial intern at U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of New York, Chambers of Hon. Elizabeth S. Stong, New York City, United States of America.
- 2015 – Pro-Bono Volunteer for NYC Legal Services (Bankruptcy Assistance Project), New York City, United States of America.
- Inner Temple
- Catherine’s College, University of Oxford, BA Jurisprudence, Law and German Law – First Class (2011-2015)
- David Blank Scholarship – awarded by St. Catherine’s College for outstanding performance in first-year examinations and continued performance towards a Frist Class degree (2012-2015)
- University of Konstanz, Germany, German Law (2013-2014)
- New York University School of Law, L.L.M (2015-2016)
- BPTC (2016-2017)
Roxane is Swiss and French. She grew up in Geneva and moved to England in 2011. Roxane enjoys skiing and hiking. She sometimes enjoys golf depending on the state of her scorecard.