Caroline FieldPartner at Fox & Partners
Caroline is a Partner and head of Fox & Partners’ litigation practice. Caroline frequently acts in high-value and sensitive City disputes (including employment, shareholder and general commercial disputes) and in senior executive and partner moves.
Advising professional partners, typically in the legal, consultancy and businesses in the financial services sector, such as complex hedge fund and private equity structures, is the cornerstone of Fox & Partners’ practice. A great deal of Caroline’s time is spent acting on disputes arising out of breaches of partnership or members’ agreements, including the actual or threatened expulsion of partners/members from an LLP, changes to partners’ remuneration or other rights, team moves, breaches of restrictive covenants, alleged breaches of duties of fiduciary duty and other civil fraud claims, misuse of confidential information, unfairly prejudicial conduct, alleged discrimination and whistleblowing.
Caroline has a particular interest in advising clients in relation to protection of businesses from employee/partner competition. She has successfully obtained and defended injunction applications.
Caroline has brought complex matters to a successful conclusion following trial and ADR. Her experience includes mediation and arbitration (LCIA).
"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"." (Chambers 2016 - Contentious Partnership)
“very highly regarded” and “really knows the area” (Chambers 2018: Contentious Partnership)