The leading independent guides to UK law firms, Chambers UK, The Legal 500 and Super Lawyers, undertake extensive research to ensure that their rankings and editorial comments are fair and objective. Here is what the latest on-line and hard copy editions of Chambers UK (October 2015), The Legal 500 (September 2015), and Super Lawyers 2015 say about the team at Fox.
Fox is ranked as a leading firm for Employment (Senior Executive) and Partnership (UK-Wide).
Fox is known for specialist employment advice tailored to the needs of senior individuals. Well known for its work in the insurance, finance and professional services sectors. Ronnie Fox is the principal of the firm, and is highly respected by the market for his work with senior employees. He is an extremely experienced adviser and works extensively with clients working in the financial sector.
Ronnie Fox is ranked as a Leading Individual for Employment: Senior Executive.
Fox is an impressive boutique known for its representation of professional and financial services clients. It receives a large volume of work involving partnership disputes and exits as well as LLP formation.
“Together it’s a formidable team – but they’re not antagonistic for the sake of it. No-nonsense, rock-solid advice – I felt really protected as a client and I will use them again.”
Ronnie Fox maintains a stellar reputation in the field, earning plaudits from all corners. Clients say he is “brilliant from both a strategic and legal point of view – he anticipates what the other side is thinking and reacts accordingly.” “Every word he says means something – there’s no wastage”. His peers meanwhile describe him as “a very significant practitioner – fairly legendary!”
Senior associate Caroline Field is lauded for her recent work in private equity fund management and unfair dismissal cases. “I was very impressed by her intelligence, work ethic, knowledge and devotion to the case” says a client. “I felt I was being represented in the best way possible.”
Catriona Watt is also a senior associate at the firm, and is well regarded for her solid advice on the law relating to partnerships and LLPs.
Ronnie Fox is ranked as Star Individual for Contentious Partnership and a Leading Individual for Non-contentious Partnership. Caroline Field and Catriona Watt are ranked as Associates to Watch for Contentious Partnership.
The Legal 500
Fox is listed as a leading firm for partnership.
“At Fox, Ronnie Fox is an ‘elder statesman in the partnership field, who manages to combine his wisdom with unparalleled energy and enthusiasm for the work’. He has ‘built up a very effective group of younger lawyers’, which includes Neena Patel, trial lawyer Dean Fuller, Catriona Watt and Caroline Field, all senior associates. The practice advises both firms and individuals on contentious and non-contentious issues.”
Ronnie is described as a Leading Individual in the Partnership field. Other lawyers at Fox recommended in The Legal 500 for partnership are Caroline Field, Catriona Watt, Dean Fuller and Neena Patel.
Super Lawyers 2015
Shoshana Bacall, Sarah Chilton, Neena Patel and Catriona Watt are ranked Rising Stars for Employment Law and Caroline Field is ranked a Rising Star for Commercial Litigation. Ronnie Fox is awarded Super Lawyer status for Employment. Ronnie also included in the list of The Top 100 Super Lawyers in London.
2016 Legal Awards
Boutique Employment Law Firm of the Year – UK.
Global 100 – 2016
Law Firm of the Year – Management Labour and Employment – United Kingdom.
Law Firm of the Year – Partnership Law – United Kingdom.
Who’s Who Legal 2015
Fox has been identified as being among the world’s leading Management Labour and Employment Lawyers 2015.
Lexis/Nexis describes Ronnie Fox, as ‘the UK’s leading authority on partnership law’.
Wealth & Finance International 2016
European Corporate Top 100.
UK Business Elite 100.
Best Lawyers 2017 Edition
Ronnie Fox has again been selected for inclusion in Best Lawyers in the United Kingdom – Employment Law and Partnership.
M&A Today – Global Awards – 2017
Fox has been named as Law Firm of the Year (Partnership Law) – United Kingdom and Law Firm of the Year – Management Labour and Employment – United Kingdom.
Global Law Experts
Partnership Law Firm of the Year in England 2016.
2015 Corporate INTL Legal Awards
Fox has been named as winner of the 2015 Corporate Intl Magazine Legal Award for the following category: ‘Partnership Law Firm of the Year in England’.
European Corporate Excellence Awards
Sustained excellence in corporate law – UK.