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The team is noted for its provision of "high-end, pragmatic advice" 
(Chambers, 2018)

"They staff matters according to the needs of the client, which is very pragmatic and tailored to the job"
(Chambers, 2018)

"They were available when we needed them, provided prompt turnaround and stuck to deadlines"
(Chambers, 2018)

"We needed a law firm that would understand the need to hit the ground running and meet our very aggressive timetable and we were very satisfied with their timeliness."
(Chambers, 2018)

Tina Williams is "an incredibly sound adviser with a wealth of experience of exactly the kind needed to help guide me and the business through the issues that we faced. Her capabilty and knowledge were very apparent from the start."
(Chambers, 2018)

The "very impressive" Gavin Foggo is described by one interviewee as "a very experienced commercial litigator and top of my list for a big litigation mandate."
(Chambers, 2018)

The "user-friendly and solution-focused" Daniel Sutherland is commended by clients for his provision of "practical advice based on solid technical knowledge." 
(Chambers, 2018)

Fox Williams LLP is ‘absolutely superb’ in drafting partnership arrangements, increasingly on the international stage, and is well-equipped to advise on the regulatory issues at each stage of the life-cycle of a partnership.
(Legal 500, 2017)

Tina Williams is known for the ‘high level of personal commitment’ she devotes to her work
(Legal 500, 2017)

Daniel Sutherland has ‘excellent knowledge’ of LLPs and law firm regulation
(Legal 500, 2017)

"A fantastic, top-notch team of great depth and breadth." 
(Chambers, 2017)

"They're very dedicated to client service which is very important to us, and they work at the same speed as we do."
(Chambers, 2017)

Tina Williams is generally acknowledged as a "complete expert in this field," set apart by her "extraordinary depth of knowledge and experience, especially for bigger picture, strategic issues" on the non-contentious side, including cross-jurisdictional mergers. Sources also prize her as "an experienced, measured and calm voice in the noise of stressful situations: she tells you how it is."
(Chambers, 2017)

Gavin Foggo is a "very good and effective litigator," sought out in partnership-related disputes for his "very impressive command of the subject and factual information," and for his "ability to give solid legal and commercial advice not only as to the merits of the case, but also as to how matters are likely to pan out."
(Chambers, 2017)

Daniel Sutherland has extensive experience of regulatory issues, in particular those affecting US law firms operating in the UK. Interviewees find him a source of "knowledgeable, informed and consistently good advice," while one client affirms that he "cuts through the complexities of the legal issues, guiding us to a resolution of any issue."
(Chambers, 2017)

Fox Williams LLP stands out for its "combination of significant non-contentious expertise with a very effective litigation team".
(Legal 500, 2016)

Tina Williams "understands how professional service firms work"
(Legal 500, 2016)

Gavin Foggo is a "superb litigator"
(Legal 500, 2016)

Daniel Sutherland is "a pleasure to work with"
(Legal 500, 2016)

Fox Williams LLP has ‘some of the strongest performers in non-contentious structuring matters and partnership-related litigation’. These include Tina Williams, Douglas Preece, Daniel Sutherland, and the ‘highly effective, entrepreneurial and people-focused’ Gavin Foggo.
(Legal 500, 2015)

‘Very responsive, clear and concise, straight-talking – you get it as you need to hear it’.
(Chambers, 2016)

‘They specialise in the area, which helps us because of the increasing focus on the international aspects of partnership matters. They have deep specialisation and know the laws in different jurisdictions and have sensitivity to tax issues. They offer a strategic overview globally’.
(Chambers, 2016)

'This substantial practice offers top-quality advice across the full spectrum of partnership matters, with particular emphasis on the legal services sector. The team has notable experience in advising foreign firms on establishing themselves in the UK, and acts for a number of major US law firms in London. It is also increasingly active in restructurings and alternative business solutions. The group frequently handles contentious matters, and has expertise in arbitration and litigation. Key clients include Clyde & Co, Smiths Gore, Stewarts Law and Sedgwick, Detert, Moran & Arnold.'
(Chambers UK, 2013)

'Gavin Foggo is praised by clients as a "sensible" lawyer who "can be a tough litigator if he needs to be." According to sources, "he's not interested in wasting time or money, and tries to get to the crux of the matter very rapidly. He is commercial, has great judgement, and is very responsive."'
(Chambers UK, 2013)

'"Impressive" contentious practitioner Tina Williams has an excellent reputation for her work on corporate matters. Interviewees say she "is extremely proficient, gains her clients' confidence quickly and understands business and commercial realities."'
(Chambers UK, 2013)

'Another key associate at the firm, Daniel Sutherland offers in-depth understanding of regulatory issues relating to US law firms.'
(Chambers UK, 2013)

 "The Fox Williams LLP team is ‘both technically and commercially first rate’, and is valued for its ‘exemplary’ service and ‘meticulous’ attention to detail. The legal services sector is an area of specialism, with clients including Fulbright & Jaworski International LLP and Clyde & Co LLP. Tina Williams is very highly rated, and ‘really gets under the skin of a business’. Gavin Foggo has ‘excellent client-handling skills’, and gives ‘practical, sensible advice’."
(Legal 500, 2012)

‘The team at Fox Williams is particularly noted for its non-contentious work in the partnership field though it has the capacity to advise on contentious matters as well.’
(Chambers UK 2012)

‘Clients say that they are “sensible, pragmatic and get the deals done”’ 
(Chambers UK 2012)

‘Outstanding service, and they respond promptly’
(Chambers UK 2012)

"The Fox Williams LLP team is ‘both technically and commercially first rate’, and is valued for its ‘exemplary’ service and ‘meticulous’ attention to detail. The legal services sector is an area of specialism, with clients including Fulbright & Jaworski International LLP and Clyde & Co LLP. Tina Williams is very highly rated, and ‘really gets under the skin of a business’. Gavin Foggo has ‘excellent client-handling skills’, and gives ‘practical, sensible advice’."
(Legal 500, 2012)

‘They know how to structure management going forward - it's not just the legal issues, but also the practical issues’ 
(Chambers UK 2012)

‘Tina Williams heads the team and is a hugely experienced practitioner with a straightforward style and great depth of knowledge. Clients appreciate the fact that “she actually listens”’
(Chambers UK 2012)

‘Gavin Foggo is a partner in the firm's dispute resolution department and has an outstanding reputation in the partnership space as a “clear, businesslike and sensible” practitioner. Clients say he is “very measured” and “takes a tough line but is not unreasonable”’
(Chambers UK 2012) 

‘Daniel Sutherland is a talented associate making a good name for himself in this sector. Clients like the way he “explains complex concepts well” and admire his capacity for doing the heavy lifting on a case’
(Chambers UK 2012) 

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Accreditations

  • 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
  • Investors in People - Bronze