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Associate


I am an associate in Fox Williams' dispute resolution team, advising on a range of commercial litigation and arbitration matters.


Will is a civil fraud and general commercial litigator and member of the civil fraud group at Fox Williams. He has experience in litigating fraud claims and as a general commercial litigator acts on a broad range of other contentious matters, including: corporate transactional and governance claims, partnership and employment disputes, and securities litigation.

Will has experience in bringing and resisting applications for urgent interim injunctive relief for clients in the financial services and professional services sectors.

He was part of the Fox Williams team that secured a landmark legal victory for On the Beach against Ryanair in a first-of-its-kind case relating to the rights of package holiday organisers to seek refunds from airlines.

Together with members of Fox Williams’s employment team, Will has acted for clients in High Court claims to enforce post-termination restrictive covenants.

Will joined Fox Williams as a trainee solicitor in September 2017 and qualified into the dispute resolution department. Will also has experience in intellectual property, agency, employment, and corporate and professional services.

To contact William or for more information…

Call: +44 (0)20 7614 2547
Email: wfarrant@foxwilliams.com
Mobile: +44 (0)7736 621 839

My legal expertise

  • Civil fraud
  • International disputes
  • Partnership disputes
  • Securities disputes
  • Corporate governance, breach of directors’ duties, shareholder disputes
  • Business disputes: litigation and arbitration

Experience

  • Secured a landmark legal victory for On the Beach against Ryanair in a first-of-its-kind case, setting an important legal precedent in relation to the rights of package holiday organisers like On the Beach to seek refunds from airlines.  The ruling has clarified the law and is expected to pave the way for similar claims in the future.

  • KMG International NV v Chen and Chipper Management Limited. Defending a £50 million claim in respect of allegations of fraudulent dissipation and ultimate sale of shares in a German entity and intentional wrongful conduct under Dutch law. The claimant obtained a £60 million freezing order at the start of the proceedings

  • Advising a major sports team and brand in relation to sponsorship disputes.

  • Acted for Bentley Clothing and obtained a successful High Court judgment in their trade mark infringement claim against Bentley Motors.

  • Advised and assisted on various appeals, including to the Court of Appeal and Supreme Court.

  • Acted for an LLP in connection with its expulsion of a senior member for serious misconduct.

  • Advised and conducted an investigation for a luxury furnishings retailer in relation to potential criminal conduct and/or fraud by former employees.

 

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