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Tel:
Work 020 7628 2000
Fax:
Fax 020 7628 2100
Email:
Web:
www.foxwilliams.com

Tom Custance

Tel:
Work 020 7614 2508
Email:
Fox Williams LLP

Work Department

Dispute resolution.

Position

Partner specialising in a range of commercial disputes including insurance/reinsurance claims, banking/finance disputes, employment and partnership law, and professional negligence, product liability and public liability claims.

Career

Trained Herbert Smith, qualified 1989 (and as a solicitor advocate 1997); solicitor Herbert Smith 1989, partner 1996; partner Fox Williams LLP 2001.

Member

Solicitors’ Association of Higher Court Advocates; London Solicitors Litigation Association; Freeman of City of London Solicitors’ Company.

Education

Westminster School; Bristol University (1985 BA Hons Classics); College of Law.


London: Dispute resolution

Commercial litigation

Within: Commercial litigation

Fox Williams LLP 'fields superb commercial litigators, who are excellent tacticians and strategists'. Clients describe it as 'a niche firm that is able to stand up to firms several times its size'. The practice's particular areas of disputes focus are civil fraud, financial services regulatory, employment, investment banking, partnership and policy holder insurance matters. Gavin Foggo, Tom Custance, Peter Ashford and David Butler are highly regarded advisers; group action specialist Andrew Hill was hired from Stewarts Law LLP.

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International arbitration

Within: International arbitration

Fox Williams LLP's team 'is highly competent and efficient'. Its particular areas of expertise for international arbitration are commercial disputes involving M&A, general contractual matters, commodities, agency, joint ventures and energy. Peter Ashford is arbitration head, Gavin Foggo is noted for energy, professional services and finance-related arbitrations, and Tom Custance has experience of energy-sector arbitration.

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