The Legal 500 has ranked Fox Williams as a top tier firm in 3 practice areas and recommend 16 of our core practice areas for 2024. 19 of our lawyers have been recommended for their exceptional contribution and legal experience in their specialist fields.

Fox Williams is now listed in Group Litigation: Claimant Tier 2, reflecting the extensive experience of the team and the successful outcomes for our clients. Andrew Hill is ranked as Leading Individual as ‘one of the very best when it comes to securities claims’, and is commended by one client for being ‘intelligent, thorough, responsive, and experienced’.

The firm has been promoted a band in Financial Services: non-contentious/regulatory, praised for the teams’ “intelligent and practical approach” and in Commercial Litigation: mid-market for its “very strong team, which is both client-focused and technically astute.”

The firm also maintains its Band 1 rankings M&A: smaller deals, £10m-£100m; Partnership and Travel. Quotes from the 2024 edition include:

“Fox Williams is unique because they have a big pool of specialised departments. The most important factor is that the various teams work extremely well with each other.”

“‘The team has a specialist knowledge of the regulatory framework for the travel sector combined with a deep knowledge of the travel industry. They are highly attuned to the needs of their clients and strong in achieving successful outcomes to difficult problems.”

The firm has performed strongly on an individual level, with 19 lawyers recommended in the 2024 edition, an increase on last year’s 17 ranked individuals.

Jane Mann (Employment: Employers) and Rhys Griffiths (Travel) are listed in the Hall of Fame. Richie Clark (M&A), Gavin Foggo (Commercial litigation: mid-market and Partnership), Daniel Sutherland (Partnership), Andrew Hill (Group litigation: Claimant), Peter Wright (Financial services: contentious), Sona Ganatra (Financial services: contentious), Joanna Chatterton (Employment: Employers), and Ben Giaretta (International arbitration) are all listed as leading individuals.

Four partners are listed as next generation partners: Mary Elliott (M&A), Aron Pope (Partnership), Lucy England (Travel), and Sebastian Sayer (Financial services: contentious). Five lawyers are listed as rising stars: Ed Livingstone (Partnership), Phyllis Acheampong (Travel), Rebecca Richardson (Commercial litigation: mid-market), Mary Majewska (Commercial property: corporate occupiers), and Kate Felmingham (International arbitration).

Full details of rankings

21 ranked practice areas in Legal 500 UK 2024: Aviation, Commercial litigation: mid-market, Commercial property: corporate occupiers, Employment: Senior Executives, Employment: Employee share schemes, Employment: Employers, Equity capital markets – small-mid cap, Financial services: contentious, Financial services: non-contentious/regulatory, Fintech, Fraud: Civil, Fraud: white-collar crime (advice to individuals), Immigration, Insurance: corporate and regulatory, Intellectual property: trade marks, copyright and design, International arbitration, M&A: smaller deals, £10m-£100m, Partnership, Retail and consumer, Travel.

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