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Simon Bennett is ‘knowledgeable and responsive’
(Legal 500, 2017)

The ‘highly responsive and very dependable’ team at Fox Williams LLP, led by the ‘attentive and deeply knowledgeable’ Simon Bennett, successfully represented DKH Retail as a claimant in a design rights infringement case in the IPEC. 
(Legal 500, 2015) 

'Simon Bennett is a highly esteemed IP law expert with a specialism in trade mark and mark and design matters, contentious and commercial. He impresses sources with his expertise and experience.' 
(Chambers UK, 2015)

"I can fault neither the quality of the service I have received from the team nor their courtesy."
(Chambers UK, 2015)

"We were very impressed with the service."
(Chambers UK, 2015)

"Switched-on" Simon Bennett is acknowledged by sources for his "spot-on advice" and commercial approach.
(Chambers Global, 2015)

"They have good lawyers who are on top of their expertise and very knowledgeable."
(Chambers UK, 2014)

"A quality firm offering excellent service."
(Chambers UK, 2014)

‘"Switched-on" Simon Bennett is acknowledged by sources for his "spot-on advice" and commercial approach.’
(Chambers UK, 2014)

Fox Williams is best known in the IP world for its sector focus on the fashion industry. Key areas of strength include brands, copyright and agency. The firm is recognised for its excellent connections with, and up-to-date knowledge of, the clothing industry. Its patent and technology expertise is also a strong feature of the practice, and clients seek advice on bringing new inventions into the market and related issues surrounding online sales.
(Chambers UK, 2013)

Simon Bennett has a strong focus on design rights, and a measure of his esteem in this area is his position on the design rights committee of the International Trademark Association (INTA).
(Chambers UK, 2013)

'This impressive practice is singled out for its management of worldwide trade mark portfolios. In the last year it has advised Supergroup, owner of the Superdry Brand, on anti-infringement matters covering copyright, design rights and trade marks both in the UK and internationally. Clients are particularly enthusiastic about the team's service, noting that its lawyers are "always on the ball and there when you need them."'
(Chambers UK, 2012)

"A flexible group that remains absolutely focused on client needs."
(Chambers UK, 2012)

'Simon Bennett oversees the work of the group and is known to sources as "approachable, practical and knowledgeable."'
(Chambers UK, 2012)

'Fox Williams LLP advises fashion, retail and technology sector clients on trade mark and design right matters, including disputes. Simon Bennett is "an IP specialist, and provides to-the-point advice".'
(Legal 500, 2012)

'At Fox Williams LLP, IP head Simon Bennett is "clear, concise, diligent and good value for money". Together with the "quick, keen" Stephen Sidkin, he undertakes trade mark licensing and other IP work for SuperGroup and the Superdry brand.'
(Legal 500, 2011)

At Fox Williams LLP, Stephen Sidkin gives "quick, good advice", and practice head Simon Bennett has "in-depth knowledge". The group undertakes trade mark portfolio work for SuperGroup PLC and its subsidiaries. Sian Barr is also recommended.'
(Legal 500, 2011)

'Clients choose this extremely capable, cohesive team for its personable service and ability to get the job done within tight time-frames.'
(Chambers UK)

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  • Top Ranked Chambers UK 2014 - Leading Firm
  • Ranked in Chambers Europe 2013 - Leading Individual
  • Ranked in Chambers Global 2014 - Leading Firm
  • Legal 500 - Leading Firm
  • The Lawyer UK 200 - Listed Firm
  • The Law Society Excellence Awards 2012 - Shortlisted
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