Our team of specialist employment lawyers has an outstanding reputation in the market place.

Our lawyers make themselves aware of the key business concerns both for the client’s business and their industry sector, and internal political pressures and constraints.

Our awareness of this and the regulatory regime in which clients operate means that we provide robust risk assessments with a strong focus on finding practical solutions. We ensure that we relate employment law advice to the HR agenda. The employment team at Fox Williams is at the forefront of HR issues, providing thought leadership and innovative lawyering through its suite of HRLaw information and training services.

Our clients include financial institutions, major industrial companies, regulatory and professional bodies, professional firms and family-owned businesses. We are retained by a number of UK and international law firms to advise on their internal HR-related issues, as well as to provide specialist employment law advice to their clients.

Professional services firms, partners & LLP members expertise

  • Advising employers on managing team moves & the protection of their business
  • Cross-border employment
  • Defending allegations of discrimination
  • Drafting employee documentation including remuneration and& employee benefits planning
  • Handling dismissals, including managing collective consultation processes
  • Handling Tribunal and High Court litigation
  • Managing sickness absence
  • Share option & incentive schemes
  • TUPE transfers
  • Advising employers on managing team moves & the protection of their business
  • Cross-border employment
  • Defending allegations of discrimination
  • Drafting employee documentation including remuneration and& employee benefits planning
  • Handling dismissals, including managing collective consultation processes
  • Handling Tribunal and High Court litigation
  • Managing sickness absence
  • Share option & incentive schemes
  • TUPE transfers

Professional services firms, partners & LLP members experience

  • Acted for Colin Tenner, a former equity partner in relation to a complex disability discrimination claim brought against PricewaterhouseCoopers.

  • Advised numerous US law firms on establishing their London employment policies and contracts including secondment arrangements.

  • Advised a law firm on managing an equity partner with long-term health issues impacting on his performance.

  • Regularly advise an inter-dealer broker. Negotiating complex remuneration packages for senior brokers and advising on redundancy issues.

  • Acted for a leading US law firm defending claims for unfair dismissal and disability discrimination by a partner.

  • Regularly advise a number of UK and US law firms on a wide range of employment matters relating to their London and regional offices.

  • Advised a partner in a real estate firm on his departure from the business following its acquisition by a global real estate group.

  • Advising a US law firm on a large-scale restructuring, in relation to the consultation process.

  • Advised a leading national firm on a discrimination claim brough by one of its partners.

  • Regularly advise a number of barristers’ chambers on sensitive employment matters.

"The service is excellent; they're always willing to go the extra mile to help out in any situation."


Chambers UK 2021

"We are completely confident in all the advice given and the overall service provided. Fox Williams are our go-to advisors and provide quality advice and solutions to our questions and challenges."


Legal 500 2021

"The team are extremely experienced in the nuances and complexities of difficult employment disputes at a senior corporate level. Wherever there is a crossover into the realms of corporate business law, there was instant access to the other disciplines and senior partners, often at very short notice."


Legal 500 2021

Search

Portfolio
Title CV Email

Remove All

Download


Click here to email this list.