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Fox Williams LLP

Corporate/M&A

2 ranked lawyersBand 3London (Firms)UK 2022 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

Broad industry experience covering the financial services, media, publishing and technology sectors, where it advises on public and private M&A, joint ventures and corporate restructuring issues. Regularly works with Main Market-listed and AIM-listed companies. Established presence on cross-border work, where it leverages a strong global network of partner firms.

Strengths

One interviewee reports: "They handle things with great knowledge and sensitivity. They're meticulous about getting things done on time and following through."

Another attests: "What impressed me was the client-centricity. The interaction was fluid and transaction-oriented."

"Fox Williams is professional, experienced, trustworthy and responsive," another source says, highlighting its "client and result-focused" approach.

Work highlights

Represented Volaris Group in connection with its acquisition of SSP.

Notable practitioners

Mary Elliott earns praise for the quality of her corporate practice. She is especially active in deals in the technology sector, with a niche understanding of those in the edtech and publishing spaces.
"Mary is very easy to work with, and gives balanced and commercial advice.""She is exceptionally smart, commercial and personable. She has truly become an extension of our team that we trust implicitly."

Paul Osborne is active on a broad range of transactional matters, including domestic and international M&A and joint ventures. He represents a diverse client base, and is particularly well known for his work in the technology and financial services arenas.
"Paul gives excellent advice and is a very strong communicator and strong team leader.""He's very impressive and great at seeing the big picture. He has lots of gravitas, and we like his interpersonal skills."

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Overview

Our corporate team is committed to building strong and friendly long-term relationships with our clients.

We strive to become our clients’ trusted business advisors, with a focus on great client service and industry sector knowledge that is ingrained throughout our team. This enables us to anticipate our clients’ needs and proactively find solutions to help clients achieve their goals.

From entrepreneurs and start-ups to large mid-market deals, we cover a wide array of corporate transactions in terms of both complexity and size. We advise companies, financial institutions and investor clients on UK and international private and public M&A, listings and fundraisings on the Main Market and AIM, as well as on venture capital, private equity and other corporate transactions.

We also advise companies, advisers, boards and senior executives in relation to the full range of corporate governance and regulatory compliance issues.

Our ongoing corporate support to clients draws on specialist advice from colleagues across the firm, resulting in a consistent and dedicated multi-disciplinary team-based approach.

A substantial amount of our work has an international component due to our commitment to building relationships with independent law firms across the globe. This enables us to offer a seamless service in the jurisdictions relevant to you, and we are adept at working effectively with your existing advisers in those jurisdictions.

Members

Clark, Richie (Head of Department)

Elliott, Mary

Morgan, Guy

Osborne, Paul

Woolf, Andrew

Corporate/M&A

Fox Williams LLP

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Location

10 Finsbury Square

London

Greater London

UK

EC2A 1AF

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Ranked Lawyers

Chambers Research is conducted by 200 Research Analysts, across 200 jurisdictions and provides nearly 6,000 rankings tables. Annually we collect hundreds of thousands of responses from clients, the majority via in-depth interview. Learn more about our methodology.

London (Firms)

Corporate/M&A: Mid-Market


Mary Elliott
Band 4
Paul Osborne
Band 4