Mr. Fitzwilliam was admitted to practice as an attorney-at-law in 1979 and became a Partner of the Firm in 1982. He retired as a Partner and Head of the Firm’s Commercial Department on December 31, 2008 but continued to work with the Firm as a Consultant until his death. During his career, he was an Associate Tutor of the Hugh Wooding Law School from 1981 to 1986 and served on the Rules Committee of the Supreme Court of Judicature from 1988 to 1994. He also gave generously of his time to the St. Anthony’s legal aid clinic for more than twenty years.
His legal career over many years gave him unequalled experience in almost all fields of law. He was particularly recognized for his unparalleled expertise in the energy sector.