Richard M Fox > Kingsley Napley LLP > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Kingsley Napley LLP
KNIGHTS QUARTER
14 ST JOHN'S LANE
LONDON
EC1M 4AJ
England

Living Wage

Work Department

Employment.

Position

Richard is a Senior Partner within the Employment team. Richard acts for corporates, organisations and senior individuals in relation to employment matters of all kinds. These include confidentiality and restrictive covenants, executive pay, bonus and severance arrangements, unfair dismissal, discrimination, whistleblowing and redundancy programmes. He is frequently asked to advise in situations involving allegations of sexual misconduct in the workplace following the rise of the #MeToo movement, and the cases that have followed.

Richard has published numerous articles on employment topics, including employment tribunal reform, employee/worker status, and allegations of sexual misconduct in the workplace. He has been quoted extensively in the national and employment press, particularly in relation to employment law reform and the role of ACAS and the Employment Tribunals in the resolution of disputes in the workplace.

Career

Trained Kingsley Napley; qualified 1986; assistant solicitor Kingsley Napley 1986; partner 1990; Head of Employment 1994; President of the London Solicitors Litigation Association 2000-02; Chair of Employment Lawyers Association (ELA) Legislative and Policy Committee 2008-10; Deputy Chair of ELA 2010-12; and Chair of ELA 2012-14.

Memberships

Employment Lawyers Association; Law Society; Industrial Law Society; governor and chair of strategy committee, John Lyon School.

Education

John Lyon School, Harrow; Manchester University (1983 LLP Hons); College of Law, Lancaster Gate.

Leisure

Family, football, current affairs.

Lawyer Rankings

London > Employment > Senior executives

(Leading individuals)

Richard FoxKingsley Napley LLP

Kingsley Napley LLP acquired Archon Employment Solicitors in October 2019, more than doubling the size of its employment department and also boosting its capabilities with regards to financial services and regulatory matters. The practice is regularly instructed by clients based in the US, and has recently been active advising corporate and professional services companies on SMCR, sexual misconduct claims, equal pay, as well as senior-level exits and confidentiality breaches. On the senior executive side, the team is regularly sought out to act for board-level clients, especially on sensitive matters involving claims of discrimination or unfair dismissal. Partner level arrivals following the acquisition include Corinne Aldridge, who now heads up the practice and is an expert on equal opportunities-related issues, Nick Ralph and Nikola Southern. Former team head Richard Fox maintains an active practice. At the time of the merger, the experienced Adam Lambert departed for Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP.

London > Employment > Employers

Kingsley Napley LLP acquired Archon Employment Solicitors in October 2019, more than doubling the size of its employment department and also boosting its capabilities with regards to financial services and regulatory matters. The practice is regularly instructed by clients based in the US, and has recently been active advising corporate and professional services companies on SMCR, sexual misconduct claims, equal pay, as well as senior-level exits and confidentiality breaches. On the senior executive side, the team is regularly sought out to act for board-level clients, especially on sensitive matters involving claims of discrimination or unfair dismissal. Partner level arrivals following the acquisition include Corinne Aldridge, who now heads up the practice and is an expert on equal opportunities-related issues, Nick Ralph and Nikola Southern. Former team head Richard Fox maintains an active practice. At the time of the merger, the experienced Adam Lambert departed for Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP.