Roxane Reiser


‘She is an expert on jurisdiction.’ ‘Roxane deals with complex matters elegantly. She knows when to apply a light touch and when to come down with a hammer, both in and out of the courtroom.’

Chambers & Partners, 2024


Roxane is a financial remedy specialist with a particular expertise in jurisdiction and enforcement disputes. Roxane’s cases typically involve assets held overseas, assets held in trust or via corporate entities. She regularly deals with matters engaging Swiss, French and German elements. Roxane appears in cases heard up to High Court level, led and in her own right.

Roxane has been described by legal directories as ‘A powerful advocate with great technical knowledge and confidence.’ (Chambers and Partners 2023). She is also recognised as ‘an expert on jurisdiction.’ She is praised for ‘[dealing] with complex matters elegantly. She knows when to apply a light touch and when to come down with a hammer, both in and out of the courtroom.’ She is commended for being ‘very accessible and good with the clients. She is responsive throughout the process, and her advice is clear and concise.’ (Chambers & Partners 2024)

Roxane was shortlisted International Family Lawyer of the Year and Family Law Junior Barrister of the Year at the Lexis Nexis Family Law Awards in 2021.

Roxane was admitted to practice in Switzerland in 2018. She obtained her full title of Avocate at the Geneva Cantonal Bar in 2023. She regularly advises on matters of Swiss family law.

Roxane is fluent in French and German. She has a good command of Spanish and a basic understanding of Italian.

  • 2020-2024: FLBA Family Law Affairs Magazine, author of the ‘International Update’
  • September 2022: International Family Law Journal, issue 4, ‘Dealing with Swiss assets in financial remedy proceedings’
  • May 2021 – Family Law Week ‘Anglo-Swiss Divorce Proceedings Post Brexit: Part 2 – Recognition and Enforcement of financial orders’
  • March 2021 – Family Law Week ‘Anglo-Swiss Divorce Proceedings Post-Brexit: Part 1 – Divorce recognition’
  • September 2020 - Resolution, The Review, Issue 207, “Cross-border Q&As on International Nuptial Agreements.”
  • March 2020 – Family Law Week, “Recognition of financial remedy orders in Switzerland”
  • January 2020 – Schulthess, IusNet Newsletter, « Les ‘Financial Remedy Orders’ anglais et leur exécution en Suisse sous l’angle de la Convention de Lugano : de la collaboration internationale absolument indispensable : Réflexions à propos de l’arrêt TF 5A_104/2019 du 13 décembre 2019. », Anne Reiser & Roxane Reiser.
  • December 2019 – FLBA Family Affairs Magazine “Divorce in Switzerland”.
  • March 2019 – International Business Law Journal, “Expert witnesses in international arbitration/ Les experts dans l’arbitrage international”, Laurent Hirsh, Rupert Reece & Roxane Reiser.


  • Inner Temple
  • Ordre des Avocats de Genève
  • AIJA
  • Association des Juristes Franco-Britanniques
  • St. 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 married with one child. She lives in West London.