Tony Williams

Jomati Consultants LLP
Organization Type: Consulting Firm
Position/Title: Principal/Owner
Functional Area: Strategic Planning & Consulting
Year of Induction: 2007

3 Armen Lodge, Warwick Ln.
London, EC4M 7BY

Business Phone: (440) 207/248-1045

Tony Williams has more than 25 years experience in the legal profession.  During this time he has held a variety of roles both in the UK and internationally. Since 2002 Tony has operated as a principal of Jomati Consultants, an international strategic consultancy to the legal profession based in London. Before establishing Jomati Consultants in 2002 Tony had been a partner at Clifford Chance. In addition to working in London, he had also headed the firms corporate practice in Hong Kong and been managing partner of the firms Moscow office.  In 1997 he was elected worldwide managing partner of Clifford Chance.  In 2000 he joined Andersen Legal (the legal arm of Arthur Andersen) to be global managing partner. In 2001 Andersen Legal was a top 10 global firm in terms of fee income. After the Enron crisis he managed the dissolution of Andersen Legal prior to establishing Jomati Consultants. In Jomati Consultants he advises a range of clients in the UK, Europe, US and Asia on a range of strategic and management issues including mergers and strategic alliances.


Tony Williams is the only lawyer to have been worldwide managing partner of two of the largest law firms in the world: Clifford Chance and Andersen Legal. He also managed the London office of one of those firms and the Hong King and Moscow offices of the other. He was awarded the prestigious “Partner of the Year” award by The Lawyer magazine in 2002 for selflessly taking a year to arrange transition of Andersen Legal lawyers in London to other firms following Andersen’s demise. In 2002 he started Jomati, Ltd. and since has serve major UK, European and US firms in a variety of assignments, including significant international law firm mergers. Please welcome Tony Williams as a new Fellow in the College of Law Practice Management.
— 2007