“It is an excellent team, with a strong work ethic and excellent legal skills”

Fox Williams earns high praise from the independent legal directories. The firm that is “hugely experienced and practised in obtaining the very best results for its clients”* was acknowledged in a total of 23 areas.

In Chambers UK 2020, the firm has retained its top band rankings for Partnership and Partnership: Large International Structures, with Tina Williams recognised as a ‘Star Individual.’

The firm is also ranked in the top band for Travel for the first time.

Chambers ranks the firm in nine more areas, including Commercial Contracts, Corporate/M&A, Employment: Employer, Employment: Senior Executive, Financial Services: Contentious Regulatory (Individuals), Financial Services: Contentious Regulatory (Corporates), Financial Services: Non-contentious Regulatory, Real Estate and Retail.

18 of the firm’s lawyers are ranked with Tina Williams, Gavin Foggo and Rhys Griffiths all recognised as top ranked in their fields. Corporate partner Mary Elliott is noted as ‘up and coming’.

In The Legal 500 2020, published last month, the firm is ranked in 21 practice areas and has retained its number one ranking for each of Corporate and Commercial: Partnership, and Corporate and Commercial: M&A smaller deals up to £50m. Similar to Chambers, Fox Williams is also ranked in the top tier for Travel for the first time.

Seven of our lawyers have been recognised as leading individuals. They include Richie Clark, Rhys Griffiths, Gavin Foggo, Jane Mann, Daniel Sutherland, Peter Wright and Tina Williams. Partners Mary Elliott and Sona Ganatra are listed as next generation partners, and Marc Piano, Phyllis Acheampong and Sebastian Sayer are rising star associates.

Client commentary in The Legal 500 includes “They deliver what is asked for without making it complicated”. The firm’s tier one M&A team “takes the time to understand clients’ business and is responsive and easy to work with”. The top ranked Partnership department is commended for being “one of the undisputed leaders in the field”.

Full details of Fox Williams’ Chambers rankings can be found here, and full details of The Legal 500 rankings can be found here.

Fox Williams was also recently commended for commercial dispute resolution and employment in The Times Best 200 Law Firms 2020, published in November 2019.

* Legal 500 2020

Full details of rankings

21 ranked practice areas in The Legal 500 2020: Brand Management, Commercial Contracts, Employment: Employer, Employment: Senior Executive, Equity Capital Markets,
Financial Services (Contentious), Financial Services (Non-contentious / Regulatory), FinTech,
Fraud: Civil, Fraud: White Collar Crime, Commercial Litigation, Employee Share Schemes, Immigration: Business, Intellectual Property, International Arbitration, M&A: Smaller Deals Up to £50m, Real Estate: Hotels and Leisure, Real Estate: Corporate Occupiers, Regulatory Investigations and Corporate Crime, Partnership and Travel.

12 ranked practice areas in Chambers and Partners 2020: Commercial Contracts, Corporate/M&A: Lower-Mid Market, Employment: Employer, Employment: Senior Executive, Financial Services: Contentious Regulatory (Individuals), Financial Services: Contentious Regulatory (Corporates), Financial Services: Non-contentious Regulatory, Partnership, Partnership: Large International Structures, Real Estate: Lower Mid-Market, Retail and Travel.

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