Mr Tony Fisher > Fisher Jones Greenwood LLP > Chelmsford, England > Lawyer Profile

Fisher Jones Greenwood LLP

Work Department

Corporate and commercial


Tony Fisher is the head of the commercial department at Fisher Jones Greenwood. He undertakes Company/Commercial and partnership work, advises charities and educational establishments, and is engaged in the firm’s international practice. He has wide experience in mergers and acquisitions, corporate re-structuring, and drafting and negotiating commercial contracts. Tony is also a CEDR accredited mediator.


Tony has an MBA in Legal Practice and aside from his commercial work, Tony also undertakes international work and is a member of the Law Society International Issues Committee which focuses on opening up overseas markets for solicitors in England and Wales. He also has extensive experience in international and domestic human rights work and has appeared as an advocate in the European Court of Human Rights on many occasions.


Tony is a member of various trade and business organisations including the Institute of Directors and the International Division of the Law Society. He is a Fellow of the Human Rights Centre at the University of Essex and is a member and former Chairperson of the Human Rights Committee of the Law Society of England and Wales. He also sits on the Council of the Law Society as the representative for the Essex constituency.

Lawyer Rankings

South East > Corporate and commercial > Corporate and commercial: Essex

(Leading individuals)

Tony FisherFisher Jones Greenwood LLP

Fisher Jones Greenwood LLP has a specialist healthcare department, which is led by Leah Groves, and assists clients with matters such as sales and acquisitions of dental practices, CQC registrations, partnership and expense sharing agreements, and asset and share transactions. Elsewhere, the firm generates mandates from clients in sectors such as IT, charities and education. Senior partner Tony Fisher is experienced in corporate, commercial and partnership work. Ashton Carter is another key figure in the group.

South East > Employment > Employment: Essex

Fisher Jones Greenwood LLP‘s practice, which is jointly led by Bushra Elzubeir and Tony Fisher, has a notable profile among employer clients from industries such as healthcare, sports and nutrition, retail, industrial manufacturing and not-for-profit. Work from local authorities is also a driver of activity. The firm draws upon the strengths of its commercial and dispute resolution departments to provide a full spectrum of services to clients. Areas of expertise include the drafting of employment contracts, as well as handling issues such as disciplinary procedures, redundancies and work relocations. Solicitors Billy Smith and Joe Sandercock joined from John Fowlers LLP and Leonard Gray respectively in late 2020. Associate Rhian Lowe is also recommended.

South East > Dispute resolution > Commercial litigation: Essex

Fisher Jones Greenwood LLP‘s practice, which is led by Bushra Elzubeir, demonstrates strong competences in litigation involving a wide ambit of issues. The team’s experience spans areas such as insolvency, partnership disputes, fraud and white-collar crime, construction, energy and fuel disputes, as well as sports and media litigation. Zubeir has a notably strong reputation among clients based in the Middle East, and he has also been working with associate Rhian Lowe to assist corporate clients with bringing or defending public liability and insurance claims. Tony Fisher and Ashton Carter are also recommended.