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Penningtons Manches Cooper LLP

125 WOOD STREET, LONDON, EC2V 7AW, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7457 3000
Fax:
Fax 020 7457 3240
DX:
42605 CHEAPSIDE
Email:
Web:
www.penningtonslaw.com

Alexander Fox

Tel:
Work 020 7753 7724
Email:
Penningtons Manches Cooper LLP

Work Department

Commercial dispute resolution, technology, IP and insolvency.

Position

Alex is a partner in the commercial dispute resolution group with particular expertise within the areas of technology, IP and media and insolvency. He advises on a variety of significant commercial disputes, including arbitrations, financial services, complex technology/healthcare disputes, regulatory issues, public/procurement and substantial national, and cross-border claims. Notable recent cases include the following: advising on the reported case of Jordan Grand Prix Ltd v Tiger Telematics Inc; R v Cockburn; advising Grant Thornton on the administration of Aquarius Limited; advising on the effect of the collapse of the split capital trust market and SWAPS claims.

Career

Partner Penningtons Manches 2005. Publications: ‘New Law of Insolvency’ (Law Society); regularly lectures and publishes numerous legal articles in the legal press.

Languages

French.

Member

LCF; AIJA; IBA; ABA.

Education

Mill Hill School, London; Leeds University (Economics); College of Law, York.


London: Dispute resolution

Banking litigation: investment and retail

Within: Banking litigation: investment and retail

Penningtons Manches LLP recently announced its merger with Thomas Cooper - known for its work in shipping, international trade and international arbitration - to become Penningtons Manches Cooper LLP. The practice 'has one of the strongest teams in banking litigation among the mid-size firms'.  It has particular expertise in high-profile swaps litigation and has been increasingly instructed on financial institutions-related litigation involving The International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes. Alex Fox is business and finance disputes head, Rustam Dubash leads the commercial dispute resolution group, and David Niven heads the firm's growing group litigation work. Philip D’Costa and Dan Hyde are also key advisers, while Emma Davies, who divides her time between the London and Oxford offices, and David O’Brien are the senior associates to note.

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Commercial litigation

Within: Commercial litigation

Penningtons Manches Cooper LLP is experienced in specialist areas such as group action litigation, banking and finance disputes, defamation and reputation management, cybercrime, product liability, and IP and IT matters. Rustam Dubash heads the department, Richard Marshall leads the international litigation and arbitration team, and David Niven heads the professional negligence and group actions practice. Also highly regarded are Philip D’Costa, Alex Fox, Dan Hyde, John Doherty, Donald Lambert and Noel McMichael. David O’Brien was made partner.

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London: TMT (technology, media and telecoms)

Intellectual property

Within: Intellectual property

Penningtons Manches Cooper LLP has particular experience in trade mark and design rights matters, with clients spanning the technology, retail, consumer goods, food and drink, and education sectors. Anna Frankum and dual-qualified solicitor and trade mark attorney Christopher Shelley jointly lead the team and are based in London and Bristol respectively. Frankum focuses on non-contentious matters, while Shelley has experience across the full range of trade mark, design and brand protection matters. Alexander Fox is a name to note for IP disputes in the technology, manufacturing and retail sectors.

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