Patrick Fox Senior Associate


Speaks:  English, French

Qualified: 2017 - Solicitor advocate, England and Wales


Primary office:  London



Patrick Fox

Patrick is a senior associate in the firm's international arbitration practice in London. A solicitor advocate, Patrick focuses on complex commercial disputes in the energy and construction sectors, and has acted for clients across a broad range of jurisdictions. 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.

Selected representations include:

  • A consortium of international contractors in disputes arising from the construction of a water project in Iraq.
  • A turbine manufacturer in ad hoc arbitration proceedings concerning a joint venture dispute.
  • A construction subcontractor in a dispute relating to an integrated gasification combined cycle complex in the Middle East.
  • A gas importer in an ICC arbitration against a State-owned gas seller.
  • An importer in an ICC arbitration concerning price revision requests under a long-term gas supply agreement.
  • Acting against a State-owned utility in an ICC arbitration concerning a gas-to-electricity conversion agreement.
  • A European contractor in a construction arbitration arising out of a significant public works contract in Africa (French language).
  • A shipping company in international commercial arbitration proceedings concerning a put option agreement.
  • A Chinese construction consortium in an arbitration concerning the design and construction of a hydropower plant.
  • A construction contractor in a dispute relating to a residential skyscraper in Poland.

Career & Recognition

Filter timeline:
  • 2022

    • Education
      February 2022
      Higher Courts (Civil Advocacy) Qualification
  • 2021

    • Career
      July 2021
      Gowling WLG (UK), Senior Associate
    • Career
       2021
      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.)
       2017
      Qualified, Solicitor advocate, England and Wales
  • 2015

    • Career
       2015
      Gide Loyrette Nouel LLP, trainee solicitor
  • 2014

    • Education
       2014
      LLB (Hons), University of Law
  • 2011

    • Education
       2011
      BA (Hons) French, University of Warwick

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