Fox Williams LLP
Senior Partner: Gavin Foggo
Number of UK Partners: 38
Number of Assistant Solicitors: 52
Number of other Fee-earners: 13
Areas of Practice:
Commerce & Technology: 17%
Dispute Resolution: 32%
Real Estate: 10%
Business Immigration: Sacha Schoenfeld
Capital Markets: Guy Morgan
Commercial Agreements: Stephen Sidkin
Commercial Litigation: Tom Custance
Corporate: Richie Clark
Corporate Crime (Including Fraud): James Carlton
Data Protection: Nigel Miller
Dispute Resolution: Ben Giaretta
Employee Share Schemes: Emma Bailey
Employment: Joanna Chatterton
Employment, Senior Executives: Jane Mann
Financial Services (Contentious): Sona Ganatra
Financial Services (Non-Contentious): Chris Finney
FinTech: Jonathan Segal
Insurance: Pollyanna Deane
Intellectual Property: Simon Bennett
International Arbitration: Ben Giaretta
Partnership: Daniel Sutherland
Real Estate: Phillip Hope
Restructuring & Insolvency: Paul Taylor
Securities Litigation: Andrew Hill
Tax: Emma Bailey
Technology: Kolvin Stone
Travel: Rhys Griffiths
Fox Williams is a leading law firm based in the city of London and is trusted by clients and by other law firms to provide quality advice with a high level of partner involvement and an astute commercial focus.
Fox Williams is especially active in seven key sectors — fashion, financial services, fintech, professional services and partnerships, publishing and digital media, technology and travel.
It supports clients nationally and internationally on their most important and complex legal and regulatory matters and is known for its ability deliver effective solutions. The firm’s flexibility allows it to represent companies at all stages of their development from entrepreneurs and start-ups to longstanding listed companies.
Its strong collaborative culture means it can assemble cross-practice teams quickly to provide comprehensive legal support. The firm’s activities are underpinned by its core values of great client service, integrity and professionalism which, allied to its ambition and good sense, secures the best results for clients.
PRINCIPAL AREAS OF WORK
Corporate: The firm advises on IPOs, mergers and acquisitions, buy-outs, funding rounds, joint ventures, private equity investment and venture capital. The firm has corporate specialists in banking and debt finance, insolvency, financial services including fintech and tax.
Commercial: The firm’s commercial lawyers provide a wide range of services to businesses in many industries, including fashion, financial services, technology and travel. Lawyers regularly advise on agency and distributorship agreements, data security, GDPR and cyber issues, concession and franchise agreements, technology licensing and IT agreements, intellectual property, and EU and UK competition law.
Employment: One of the pre-eminent employment practices in the UK, Fox Williams advises clients on group-wide strategic issues and sensitive employee matters, particularly in relation to senior executives and disputes of reputational significance such as discrimination and whistle-blowing. The team, which includes business immigration experts, is well known for advising in the financial and professional services sectors, in regulatory matters and in board and governance disputes.
Disputes: The firm’s dispute resolution lawyers advise on heavyweight UK and international litigation, securities litigation, arbitration, regulatory and white-collar crime cases and corporate investigations. The team has a specialist focus on the financial services sector, including regulatory advice and investigations, financial and banking claims, civil and criminal fraud and investigations, bribery and corruption. The team also advises on international arbitration, transactional claims, directors’ duties and shareholder disputes, commercial agents’ cases, employment and partnership disputes.
Real Estate: Fox Williams’ real estate lawyers advise on a wide range of issues including land acquisitions and disposals, secured lending, business leases, and landlord and tenant issues. Clients include public and private companies, pension funds, property companies (UK and offshore), local authorities, family offices and high net-worth individuals.
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