Rebecca Richardson

Senior Associate


I am a senior associate in Fox Williams' dispute resolution team. I have acted on a wide range of domestic and multi-jurisdictional commercial disputes.


Rebecca is a general commercial litigator and so acts on a broad range of contentious matters, including: civil fraud, corporate transactional and corporate governance claims, partnership and employment disputes, agency and distributorship litigation and financial and banking litigation.

She is experienced in bringing and resisting applications for urgent interim injunctive relief, predominantly for clients in the financial services and professional services sectors.

Rebecca joined Fox Williams as a trainee solicitor in September 2010 and has previously undertaken an internship in a Chinese law firm in Beijing.

To contact Rebecca or for more information…

Call: +44 (0)20 7614 2629
Email: rrichardson@foxwilliams.com
Mobile: +44 (0)7702 513 416

My legal expertise

  • Agency and distributorship litigation
  • Civil fraud
  • Corporate transactional and corporate governance claims
  • Financial and banking litigation
  • Partnership and employment disputes

Experience

  • KMG International NV v Chen and Chipper Management Limited. Defending a £50 million claim in respect of allegations of fraudulent dissipation and ultimate sale of shares in a German entity and intentional wrongful conduct under Dutch law. The claimant obtained a £60 million freezing order at the start of the proceedings.

  • A Company v X, Y and Z. Acting in proceedings concerning an expert’s alleged duty of loyalty to his instructing client in arbitration proceedings. The Court of Appeal is due to hear the appeal in November 2020.

  • Successfully represented inventor Calvey Taylor-Haw in his unfair dismissal claim against Chargemaster Plc (now owned by BP Plc) and advised Mr Taylor-Haw in relation to the exercise of share options which were granted to him when he sold his vehicle charging company, Elektromotive, to Chargemaster in 2017.

  • Successfully represented an individual in the Privy Council (on appeal from the Court of Appeal of Jamaica) for payment of his pension supplementation.

  • Issued a claim on behalf of a large UK fashion agency against a major US denim brand for seven-figure compensation due under the Commercial Agents (Council Directive) Regulations 1993.

  • Enforced a judgment of the Arizona Supreme Court in the English High Court. Related proceedings were also on foot in Hong Kong, Bermuda, Rhode Island and California.

  • Acted for the former group chief executive of one of the main UK retail banks in his claims for unpaid bonuses.

  • Obtained significant interim injunctive relief on behalf of an insurer claimant against a former broker and his new business.

  • Brought a £2.6 million breach of warranty claim against a subsidiary of major global advertising and public relations company, Publicis Groupe SA.

  • Obtained significant redress for an individual and his company from one of the main UK retail banks as a result of the mis-selling of interest rate hedging products.

  • Obtained important interim injunctive relief on behalf of a leading law firm against a departing member for alleged breaches of the firm’s LLP Agreement, including the protective covenants.

 

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To contact Rebecca or for more information…

Call: +44 (0)20 7614 2629
Email: rrichardson@foxwilliams.com
Mobile: +44 (0)7702 513 416

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