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Gough Law has a team of experienced and specialist litigation advocates to handle all aspects of commercial litigation. The advocates are supported by a friendly and efficient admin team who ensure the smooth running of the office. The firm is recognised in the Top Tier of Legal Directories for their superb client care and the ability to give clear concise legal advice.

Alan Gough


Alan is the head of the litigation team and has vast experience in all areas of the Isle of Man’s legal practices. Regarded as one of the Island’s foremost practitioners in the fields of Asset Tracing and Injunctive Relief, Alan is well regarded by his clients for his vigorous yet pragmatic approach. He is regularly instructed by some of the Island’s wealthiest residents and by major international law firms. Alan is rated as a 'leading individual' by the Legal 500 Directory. Alan is ranked as Band 1 in Dispute Resolution in Chambers UK.

Helen Gough


Helen was educated through the Open University and the College of Law in Chester and qualified as an advocate in January 2012. Since the incorporation of the company she has taken on the role of Practice Manager, dealing with the overall management of the company, financial reporting, HR and client care. She also provides litigation support to the team.

Chiva Samani


Chiva is a specialist litigation advocate with a focus on complex commercial/trust disputes, insolvencies and asset tracing/recovery. She regularly defends individuals in actions against them by regulatory authorities. She holds an international diploma in anti-money laundering and has a keen interest in proceedings under the Proceeds of Crime Act 2008. Chiva is highly thought of for her analytical skills and easy grasp of complex issues. Rated as ’Next generation lawyer’ by Legal 500 and ‘up and coming’ by Chambers UK

Andrew Marshall


Andrew deals with all aspects of commercial and civil litigation, specialising in complex trust and property disputes, fraud, negligence and breaches of fiduciary duties. He has experience in liquidations and high value estate disputes and deals with applications for interim relief, registration and enforcement of foreign judgments. Clients have described Andrew as very approachable and he is recognised for his attention to detail.

Jorden Rafferty

Trainee Advocate

Jorden was educated at Northumbria University achieving a First Class Masters in Law. Alongside her Masters, Jorden studied the Bar Professional Training Course, in which she achieved Outstanding grades for her Civil and Criminal Advocacy and was Called to the Bar of England and Wales in November 2017. She joined the litigation team in January 2018 and assists with local and international disputes across all legal practices.


4th Floor,

Anglo International House,

Bank Hill, Douglas,

Isle of Man, IM1 4LN