Patrick Fox Senior Associate

Speaks:  English, French

Qualified: 2017 - Solicitor of England and Wales

Primary office:  London

Patrick Fox

Based in London, Patrick focuses on international arbitration in the energy and construction sectors. His experience includes representing clients in proceedings conducted under the aegis of all major arbitration institutions and rules.

Prior to joining Gowling WLG, Patrick worked in the international arbitration practices of leading international firms in Paris and London. Patrick is an Associate of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (ACIArb) and a member of several arbitration practitioner organisations. He speaks fluent French.


  • Acting for a consortium of international contractors in disputes arising from the construction of a water project in Iraq.
  • Representing a manufacturer in UNCITRAL arbitration proceedings concerning a joint venture dispute.
  • Acting for a gas importer in an ICC arbitration against a State-owned gas seller.
  • Acting for an importer in an ICC arbitration concerning price revision requests under a long-term GSA.
  • Acting in an ICC arbitration against a State-owned utility concerning a gas-to-electricity conversion agreement.
  • Acting for a European contractor in a construction arbitration arising out of a significant public works contract (French language).
  • Representing a shipping company in international commercial arbitration proceedings concerning a put option agreement.
  • Acting for a Chinese construction consortium in an arbitration concerning the design and construction of a hydropower plant.
  • Acting for the contractor in an ICC construction arbitration concerning a residential skyscraper in Poland.
  • Acting for a European manufacturer in an LCIA arbitration concerning an automated warehouse management system.

Career & Recognition

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  • 2021

    • Career
      July 2021
      Gowling WLG (UK), Senior Associate
    • Career
      Gowling WLG (UK), Associate
  • 2018

    • Career
      April 2018
      Three Crowns LLP (Paris), Associate
  • 2017

    • Education
      November 2017
      PgDip (Distinction), International Dispute Resolution - Arbitration, Queen Mary University, London
    • Career
      March 2017
      Three Crowns LLP (Paris), Intern
    • Qualifications (Year of Call/Admission, etc.)
      Qualified, Solicitor of England and Wales
  • 2015

    • Career
      Gide Loyrette Nouel LLP, Trainee
  • 2014

    • Education
      LLB (Hons), University of Law
  • 2011

    • Education
      BA (Hons) French, University of Warwick