Scott Keown > Fox Williams LLP > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Fox Williams LLP

Work Department

Real Estate




Scott is a partner in the firm’s real estate department. He has over 15 years of experience acting across the property sector in both the UK and Australia, with a particular focus on the office, industrial, student and residential subsectors.

Scott particularly enjoys working with international clients doing business in the UK. He is actively engaged in the wider property sector, including in his roles on the Investment Property Forum’s (IPF) Next Generation Committee and the organising committee of Muscular Dystrophy UK’s annual property-industry-backed Microscope Ball fundraiser.

Scott is dual-qualified in the UK and Australia and joined Fox Williams in 2018.

Lawyer Rankings

London > Corporate and commercial > M&A: smaller deals, up to £50m

Fox Williams LLP‘s corporate practice covers an array of sectors, including  technology, professional services, FinTech and financial services. The firm has a specialist regulatory team that acts on financial services matters which is able to work on cross-border issues through a network  of ‘best-friend’ firms. The firm made two recent hires , adding Scott Keown from CMS and Jo Varia from Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP; Keown has a strong track record representing clients in the real estate sector on strategic acquisitions, while tax director Varia advises on corporate reorganisations and restructurings. Richie Clark heads the team, and focuses on both public and private deals. The highly recommended Mary Elliott is predominantly active in the media, publishing and technology sectors, and has a particular focus on representing early-stage companies on domestic and international M&A and investments.