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Bill Dixon

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Field Seymour Parkes LLP

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Dispute resolution and litigation.


Partner in the dispute resolution and litigation team. Handles a wide variety of business disputes and has considerable experience of all forms of litigation, arbitration and mediation. Has particular experience in international arbitration; breach of warranty claims and corporate disputes; construction; fraud and asset tracing; pensions and trust litigation; interim injunctions and search orders.


Trained Glovers; qualified 1985; Norton Rose 1988-91; partner Biddle and then Pinsent Masons 1991-2009; partner Field Seymour Parkes 2009 to date.




Commercial Litigation Forum; Association of Contentious Trust & Probate Specialists; Association of Pension Lawyers.


Hitchin Boys’ School; Selwyn College, Cambridge (1981 First Class Hons Law)

South East: Dispute resolution

Commercial litigation: Thames Valley, Berks, Oxon, M4/M40

Within: Commercial litigation: Thames Valley, Berks, Oxon, M4/M40

The 'knowledgeable and efficient' team at¬†Field Seymour Parkes LLP¬†provides a ‚ÄėCity-quality service and expertise for far less money‚Äô. The practice advises a wide range of high-profile clients including Volvo, Prudential, Infosys and Reading Football Club. The firm‚Äôs recent caseload includes construction disputes, claims regarding facilities management agreements and share purchase agreements, and litigation surrounding fraud allegations. Tom Maple]¬†heads the litigation practice and is highly regarded for his work in the automotive and fast-moving consumer goods sectors as well as his niche expertise in the Groceries Supply Code of Practice.¬†Bill Dixon¬†is a key figure for commercial litigation and is ‚Äėa reliable, very experienced litigator, who is aware of the need for commercial solutions‚Äô.

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South East: Finance

Insolvency and corporate recovery

Within: Insolvency and corporate recovery

Field Seymour Parkes LLP's insolvency practice handles office holder appointments, corporate restructurings and refinancing, asset transactions, fraud issues and the arrangement, validation and enforcement of security for practitioners, companies, directors, investors and funders. Team lead Ian Wood-Smith assisted KRE Corporate Recovery as joint administrator for a fashion clothing and retail sales group in the £1m sale of the business and property lease assignments. Managing partner Jeremy Parkes and asset tracing expert Bill Dixon are other key members of the practice. Partner Chris Brightling left for Girlings in November 2017. BDO, Deloitte, Resolve Partners and Thames Valley Capital have been clients for several years.

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