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Fox Williams LLP
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Partner specialising in advice to employers and employees on all aspects of employment law, primarily in the financial and professional services sectors. Particular expertise in supporting City employers in dealing with complex HR law matters with regulatory issues. Experienced in managing high-value employment and partnership disputes involving whistle-blowing, discrimination, bonuses, restrictive covenants and team moves.


Trained Fox Williams LLP; qualified 2004; partner 2014. Co-editor of


Employment Lawyers Association; Association of Partnership Practitioners.


Edenham High School; University of Leicester (History (BA Hons)); College of Law (PGDL and LPC).

Lawyer Rankings

London > Employment > Senior executives

Recommended for its ‘breadth of practice’, Fox Williams LLP advises senior executives across a range of industries, with particular focus on the financial sector. The firm’s core work ranges from cross-jurisdictional sex and race discrimination cases, to contentious departure work and breach of contract claims. Team head Joanna Chatterton is noted for her expertise in complex and high-value whistleblowing claims, as well as her knowledge in regulatory law. Jane Mann is ‘much respected,’ for her handling of commercial settlements, departures and corporate restructuring, particularly in the banking and professional services sectors. Other key team members include Aron Pope and David Murphy.

London > Employment > Employers

Fox Williams LLP assists a range of corporate clients with the management of potential claims by senior employees – often with a reputationally sensitive angle – as well as assisting with employment restructuring following M&A deals and takeovers. The team is led by Joanna Chatterton, a specialist in employment and regulatory crossover work in the financial services and partnerships space. David Murphy, who is experienced in investigations work, is also key, as is fintech specialist Aron Pope.

London > Corporate and commercial > Partnership

(Next Generation Partners)

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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.