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Tim Fox

Senior Associate
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Tim Fox is a senior associate in the firm's London office and focuses his practice on commercial litigation in the High Court, often with a multi-jurisdictional element, and international arbitration. He regularly advises on the interpretation and termination of commercial agreements, and has experience of ADR, including mediation.

Professional Background

Tim joined K&L Gates in March 2012. Between 2008 and 2012, he was a solicitor in the commercial disputes group of an international law firm based in London. In 2016 and 2017, Tim was seconded to Transport for London’s disputes team and to Formula One Management.

Professional/Civic Activities

  • London Solicitors’ Litigation Association
  • Battersea pro bono advice centre
General Commercial
  • Advised former director of AIM listed company on unfair prejudice petition in the Companies Court
  • Advised in relation to substantial claims against financial services institutions for breaches of competition law in Competition Appeal Tribunal and High Court in respect of “Multilateral Interchange Fees” on customer card transactions
  • Obtained judgment in relation to claim for fraud and secret commissions against a contractor
  • Advised public authority in relation to procurement challenges
  • Successfully resisted application for a winding up petition against property investment business
  • Acted for a technology company in respect of warranty and indemnity claims under a sale and purchase agreement
  • Acted for a foreign exchange trading platform in a £10 million High Court trial against a broker
  • Advised a telecommunications association regarding potential claims in the Nigerian courts following breaches by one of its members
  • Advised a technology company with regard to Freedom of Information Act requests
  • Acted for a defendant in a £6 million High Court action for fraud and breach of fiduciary duty brought by a major pub company
  • Acted for a food technology company in respect of a £10 million engineering dispute
  • Acted for a charity re: domain name registration disputes
  • Advised an investment business in relation to defamation claims against major publication; secured removal of defamatory article from the internet
  • Acted for private client regarding claims against an auction house regarding a luxury car
Banking and Financial Services
  • Advised a German bank in relation to a High Court claim brought by a counterparty in respect of a failed trade
  • Lead associate on a US$20 million dispute in relation to an ISDA swap contract. The case was won in the Court of Appeal
  • Advised a collateral manager regarding potential claims against it by Lehman Brothers
  • Advised a collateral manager regarding the rightful beneficial ownership of dividend payments and potential Part 8 proceeding
International Arbitration and Bilateral Investment Treaties
  • Advised mining investment company on potential expropriation and discrimination claims under a bilateral investment treaty
  • Lead associate on arbitration under UNCITRAL Rules concerning the interpretation of a contract for the hire of an offshore drilling rig. Obtained award in client’s favour
  •  Lead associate on management dispute against former managers under LMAA rules. The case included elements of fraud and breach of fiduciary duty and resulted in favourable settlement