William Dawson > Farrer & Co > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Farrer & Co
66 LINCOLN'S INN FIELDS
LONDON
WC2A 3LH
England

Living Wage

Work Department

Employment.

Position

William advises employers and “high flyer” employees, based both in the City and elsewhere, with a particular emphasis on matters involving reputational risk. He enjoys working with leading individuals across all business sectors, where work includes handling contentious discrimination and regulatory matters as well as non-contentious contractual advice. He advises on team hires and issues around restraint of trade.

Career

Partner at Farrer & Co since joining in 2007. Partner at Simmons & Simmons 1988 – 2007 and Head of Employment/International Employment from 2001.

Memberships

WACA Perth Australia

Education

Cambridge University.

Lawyer Rankings

London > Human resources > Employment: senior executives

(Leading individuals)

William DawsonFarrer & Co

Farrer & Co handles work for leaders of the most high-profile companies, including advising on ownership transitions, initial public offerings and both voluntary and involuntary departures. Turning to potentially contentious work, the firm advises on matters such as restrictive covenant disputes. Partnership businesses are an area of expertise – just one area in which practice head David Smellie is active. William Dawson also advises City executives under regulatory fire, while Anna Birtwistle, who joined the team from CM Murray in June 2019, has particular expertise with regards to high value negotiated exits, with a strong track record of work for clients in the financial services sector.

London > Human resources > Employment: employers

Farrer & Co handles work for leaders of the most high-profile companies, including advising on ownership transitions, initial public offerings and both voluntary and involuntary departures. Turning to potentially contentious work, the firm advises on matters such as restrictive covenant disputes. Partnership businesses are an area of expertise – just one area in which practice head David Smellie is active. William Dawson also advises City executives under regulatory fire.

London > Human resources > Employment: employees/unions

(Hall of Fame)

William DawsonFarrer & Co

London > Human resources > Employment: employers and senior executives

(Hall of Fame)

William DawsonFarrer & Co