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A client notes: "I found their client service, commerciality, value for money and billing transparency all to very much exceed my expectations."
(Chambers UK, 2018)

Peter Wright is said to have "really good instincts in terms of litigation and dealing with the FCA."
(Chambers UK, 2018)

Fox Williams LLP provides a ‘commercial and responsive service’ across both non-contentious and contentious matters.
(Legal 500, 2017)

Peter Wright is well-placed to ‘advise clients on how the FCA will react and respond’ and provides ‘clear, accurate and sensible advice’ to clients facing FCA investigations.
(Legal 500, 2017)

‘An expert on UK banking regulation’, Sona Ganatra regularly represents senior executives who are subject to regulatory investigations.
(Legal 500, 2017)

‘Well-versed on market developments’ in the Fintech sector, ‘very commercial’ team head Jonathan Segal acts for numerous peer-to-peer lenders.
(Legal 500, 2017)

Nigel Brahams is ‘excellent at identifying the key issues that are relevant’ to clients
(Legal 500, 2017)

"It is clearly an area which they know very well. They're very good professionally and the insight they have is unique and very helpful."
(Chambers UK, 2017)

"They have a good level of practical knowledge and they're very efficient in how they deal with it. The support I get from them is first-rate."
(Chambers UK, 2017)

''I have formed a very favourable impression of the firm. Through my relationship on a number of matters, I have come to work with a number of partners in different disciplines. All have been excellent.'' 
(Chambers UK, 2016) 

Fox Williams LLP has ‘an excellent reputation’ for representing senior executives in highprofile regulatory investigations. Formerly of the FSA,‘leading financial services law expert’ Peter Wright ‘brings poacher-turned-gamekeeper knowledge, and has his finger on the pulse’. ‘Always calm in a crisis’, James Carlton is ‘extremely experienced in the criminal enforcement regimes’.
(Legal 500, 2015)

Peter Wright is "without question , anyone's obvious choice for any FCA enforcement litigation. He's one of the best forensic lawyers in that field. He is extremely good tactically and has a very good reputation within the regulators."
(Chambers UK, 2015)  

"It's been excellent. The service you get from them is very personal from the partners. They're attentive and responsive. They carve their own niche and give sound and solid advice." 
(Chambers UK, 2015)

"They've got a great reputation and they've got a lot of in-house knowledge and commercial expertise." 
(Chambers UK, 2015)

'Fox Williams LLP has developed a strong reputation, in particular for representing senior executives in high-profile regulatory investigations, where it has recently handled work in the LIBOR and FOREX enforcement actions.'
(Legal 500, 2014)

'Peter Wright is "one of the leading experts in financial services law and litigation". James Carlton is also recommended as a result of his "excellent judgement and reassuring manner'". 
(Legal 500, 2014)

Particularly noted for its strength in handling complex contentious cases brought by the FSA. Also proficient in non-contentious regulatory matters, such as advising on compliance with MiFid and the FSMA. 
(Chambers UK, 2014)

‘Department head Peter Wright "understands the FSA inside out and has got good judgement," according to sources. He is widely admired for his expertise on both contentious and non-contentious regulatory matters.’ 
(Chambers UK, 2014)

Peter Wright is “a leading expert on financial services litigation and insolvency work, given his background as one the FSA Enforcement Division’s leading lawyers in these areas”. The … “formidable” James Carlton… has a “strong background in high-profile financial fraud litigation”. 
(Legal 500, 2013)

“For assistance with the spin-out of our business from our financial institution parent, we were looking for a full service law firm that was highly responsive to the many issues that could arise as part of becoming an independent company . We selected Fox Williams and were very satisfied. The team provided the service we wanted by giving advice and guidance which was both practical and commercial in a timely manner.”
(Michael Flood, Managing Director of Northleaf Capital's London office, following the spinout of Northleaf from TD Private Equity Investors)

"I found the report extremely valuable and easy for me to understand. You have made a steep learning curve that much easier with the clarity of your advice and I just wished to express my appreciation."
(Senior Executive of professional services organisation, commenting on FSMA perimeter issues.)

"Fox Williams has really been great for us. We really appreciate the turnaround times and how they tailor the advice to suit our specific needs"
(Chief Operating Officer of FCA-authorised subsidiary of international corporate finance firm.)

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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