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Fox Williams LLP

Work Department

Corporate, professional practices group.


Partner specialising in advising professional services firms, the law relating to limited liability partnerships and the regulation of law firms. Advises in connection with the formation, constitution and management of partnerships and limited liability partnerships, as well as advising firms and individuals on the issues arising on partner recruitment and departures, including partner duties and restrictive covenants. Also advises on the formation of alternative business structures (ABSs) for the practice of law and mergers and acquisitions of professional practices.


Trained Fox Williams LLP; qualified 2006; partner 2014.


Committee member of the Association of Partnership Practitioners.


University of Exeter.

Lawyer Rankings

London > Corporate and commercial > Partnership

(Leading individuals)

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Fox Williams LLP is well versed in establishing foreign law firm partnerships in the UK. Frequently advising on a range of regulatory issues including breaches of the SRA Code and investigations. The team is also equipped to handle disputes and quasi-employment work, offering ‘real knowledge and expertise’. The team is led by the ‘astute, commercial and pragmatic’ Daniel Sutherland, who has ‘strong regulatory knowledge and is superb on drafting’. Senior partner Gavin Foggo acts mainly in the financial services and professional services sectors and is described as ‘one of the very best litigators in this field’ and ‘tenacious’. Aron Pope has a contentious practice, advising both employers and employees in the financial and professional services, fintech and technology space on partnership and employment disputes involving whistleblowing, discrimination, restrictive covenants and team moves. Handling both contentious and non-contentious partnership work is the ‘highly conscientious and intelligent’ Ed Livingstone.