Specializing in Art Law, Music Law, Defamation & Media Law, Animal Rights, and General Civil Litigation
Advice for artists, galleries, purchasers and investors, litigation, ADR
Advice for musicians, IP protection, contracts, litigation, ADR
Intellectual property protection, licensing and assignment, privacy and confidentiality, injunctions
Libel, slander, malicious falsehood, pre-publication advice, litigation, ADR
Animal welfare cases, defence of activists, advice for campaign groups, public law, private prosecutions
Advice and Representation for Claimants and Defendants at all level of court hearings
Alan Robertshaw was called to the Bar in October 1997.
Formerly at No.1 Dr. Johnson's Buildings and then Goldsmith Chambers, where he remains a door tenant, he moved to Cornwall in 2008.
He specialises in civil litigation and is authorised by the Bar Standards Board to accept direct public access work and to conduct litigation.
Passionate about animal rights and a keen lover of art and music Alan very much enjoys taking cases in these fields.
Alan is a founder member of the Association of Military Court Advocates and a member of the Society of English and American Lawyers.
With extensive experience of military law and media law, Alan has acted in numerous courts martial and was a lecturer at the Ministry of Defence Specialist Training School; he also provided pre-publication advice to national newspapers.
Alan enjoys writing legal articles. He was the presenter of "Legally Speaking" on Radio Exeter and has made frequent appearances on BBC Radio Cornwall for legal debate and discussion.