Awards & Recognition

Weil’s Stephen Fox Named 2012 Assistant Solicitor of the Year at The Lawyer Awards

— The Lawyer Awards

Stephen Fox, a senior associate in the Private Funds Group in Weil’s London office, was named Assistant Solicitor of the Year for 2012 at The Lawyer Awards annual ceremony, held on June 26 in London. The firm also was awarded second place for Banking & Finance Team of the Year for advising on the restructuring of MF Global UK.

Stephen specializes in advising on the structuring, marketing and negotiation of private investment funds as well as associated commercial issues arising from day-to-day private fund operation. Earlier this year he was named as one of The Lawyer’s Hot 100 for 2012.

Mike Francies, Managing Partner of Weil’s London office, said, “This is a great achievement for Stephen and the wider funds team – a category that we have never won before as an office.”