What’s it like to co-found a legal-tech start up? Alumnus Jan-Eike Andresen gives us an insight into his memories of WFW and how he transitioned from lawyer to starting a company from scratch.
As the impact of COVID-19 deepens around the world and communities come together to support one another we wanted to share our message of support with our alumni. If you have not already done so, why not take the opportunity to join our community and connect with old friends.
We value our people, and that doesn’t stop just because you’ve moved on to other challenges. The Watson Farley & Williams Global Alumni Group allows current and past employees around the globe to:
- Connect with colleagues past and present through the Watson Farley & Williams Alumni LinkedIn Group.
- Receive a newsletter including interviews with fellow alumni plus news and updates from the firm.
- Stay up to date with WFW news as well as upcoming networking and training events.
- Receive insights and thought leadership from us based on your areas of interest.
- Browse our latest global vacancies.
Returning to the Firm
|Have you considered returning to WFW? Or perhaps you know someone who would thrive with a career with us? We will recognise any successful hire based on your referral with a financial bonus (currently UK only). Contact our Alumni team for information and see our latest global vacancies below.|
Use of meeting rooms in our london office
If you need a space for a short period during the day to meet or work, you are welcome to use one of our client meeting rooms on the 4th floor of our London office, if one is available. Please contact email@example.com.
Calling all netball enthusiasts. If any of our alumni are interested in joining our in-house netball team in London, please get in contact. We play on Thursday evenings at St Botolph’s netball court next to Liverpool Street Station (Bishopsgate, London, EC2M 3TL) against other law firms and businesses in the City as part of the Powerplay league. All levels are welcome.
Recent Alumni News
Thad Miller, former New York office Partner, now Chief Legal Officer of Calpine Corp, discusses his career and the invaluable experience gained at WFW.
Andrew Pouteaux was one of the partners on day one of newly formed Watson Farley & Williams in 1982. Andrew discusses retirement to Guernsey and his ongoing commitment to improving life on the island.
Described in legal directories as ‘outstanding,’ ‘fantastic’ and a ‘star’, our Hong Kong office head, Madeline Leong, talks about her career and managing a busy office.
WFW alumnus, Ralf Hangebrauck, discusses his role as Legal Counsel for one of Germany’s largest off-shore wind farms and why it’s good to stay in touch.
Head of Legal and Corporate Affairs at Qila Energy, Iris Wong, tells us what she loves about her job and the skills she learned at WFW.