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Senior Associate

I am a senior associate in Fox Williams' dispute resolution team, acting for clients in relation to general commercial disputes, civil fraud matters and agency law matters.

Veronique is a commercial litigator with a focus upon civil fraud, travel and agency disputes.  Her experience also includes mediation and internal investigations.

Her civil fraud work has involved claims of conspiracy, breach of fiduciary duty and knowing receipt, and includes dealing with and discharging freezing injunctions.

Veronique advises on a broad range of commercial dispute matters, including: contractual disputes, professional negligence and High Court employment disputes (including breach of post termination restrictive covenants).

Veronique acts for corporations as well as individuals across a range of sectors, including travel, financial services, professional services and fashion.  She has litigated cases in the High Court, Court of Appeal, Supreme Court and the Court of Justice of the European Union.

Veronique joined Fox Williams in 2014 as a Trainee Solicitor and qualified into the Dispute Resolution department in September 2016. She is a member of the Fox Williams civil fraud, travel sector and agentlaw groups.

To contact Veronique or for more information…

Call: +44 (0)20 7614 2539
Mobile: +44 (0)7921 820 345

My legal expertise

  • Breach of contract issues
  • Civil fraud / dishonesty, including freezing injunctions
  • Dispute resolution, including court litigation
  • High Court employment disputes
  • Internal investigations
  • Law of agency and distribution
  • Mediation
  • Shareholder and partnership related disputes


  • Arcadia Petroleum Limited and others v Bosworth and others. Acted on a $335 million oil trading claim brought against our client in the Commercial Court. The claim involves allegations of conspiracy, breach of fiduciary duty, dishonest assistance and knowing receipt.

  • The Software Incubator Ltd v Computer Associates UK Limited. Acted for the Claimant seeking statutory compensation and other payments pursuant to the Commercial Agent (Council Directive) Regulations 1993 (the “Regulations”) and damages for breach of contract, in the High Court, Court of Appeal and Supreme Court.

  • Acted for a partner leading a team move from one leading law firm to another.

  • Conducted an investigation for a leading law firm into the conduct of one of its partners.

  • Acted for Global Risk Partners Ltd, a national insurance broker, and its underlying subsidiaries. We have obtained numerous interim injunctions preventing breaches of restrictive covenants and/or misuse of confidential information by departing employees.

  • The Ingenious litigation – acted for one of the defendants in the multi-party film financing / tax saving dispute (involving 463 claimants) which brings claims of fraud and/or negligence with respect to investments in Ingenious’ film investment scheme.

  • Advised a client on successfully setting aside a freezing injunction.

  • Advised a commercial agent in relation to a claim for compensation in the High Court, Court of Appeal and Supreme Court.



To contact Veronique or for more information…

Call: +44 (0)20 7614 2539
Mobile: +44 (0)7921 820 345



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