William has a broad range of experience in chancery and commercial advice, litigation and alternative dispute resolution. He has acted for a range of clients from private individuals to large corporate bodies, including automotive companies. This work included a nine-month secondment to act as an in-house counsel for Nissan International, based at the Nissan Technical Centre Europe. William is a former pupil and tenant of Atlantic Chambers. He is called to the Bar of England and Wales (Lincoln’s Inn, 2016).
William undertook the GDL and BPTC at the University of Law in Bloomsbury, London. He received the University of Law’s Prize for the highest mark in the resolution of disputes out of court module on the BPTC. He was awarded a Lord Denning Scholarship and Hardwicke Entrance award by Lincoln’s Inn and gave the response to the Treasurer of Lincoln’s Inn as the student who had achieved the highest mark for the BTPC at Call.
Prior to his legal studies, William read Medieval History at King’s College London. He obtained a First Class undergraduate degree, a Distinction in his Masters and then a PhD. His PhD thesis concerning the lives, litigation and landholding of a knightly family was referenced in the 2015 Penguin Edition of Magna Carta. William tutored undergraduates on Medieval British History, including modules on the origins and development of law in the British Isles.
William grew up in the West Country and continues to endure the agony and ecstasy of being a Bath Rugby supporter.