Will has a broad commercial practice across Chambers’ core areas of work, with a particular focus on civil fraud, commercial litigation and arbitration, construction & engineering, insurance and professional liability. He is also developing a growing practice in disciplinary & regulatory and offshore work. He appears frequently in both the High Court and County Court, and is regularly instructed both as sole Counsel and as part of a larger team.
Current and recent highlights of Will’s practice include:
Prior to joining Chambers, Will read Philosophy, Politics and Economics at Oriel College, Oxford, where he was awarded an Academic Scholarship and graduated with First Class Honours (7th highest in year). He completed the Graduate Diploma in Law at City, University of London with Distinction (4th highest in year) and also won the Jean Monnet Prize for EU Law, before undertaking the Bar Professional Training Course as a Lord Justice Holker Scholar of Gray’s Inn. While at school, Will represented England at the World Schools Debating Championships, winning the tournament in 2014 while also being named the best individual speaker.
Featured Civil Fraud cases
Will has experience of a wide range of commercial disputes in both litigation and arbitration.
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Will is regularly instructed across the full range of construction disputes.
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Will has experience of a wide range of insurance disputes, including coverage disputes, subrogated claims and claims against insurance brokers.
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Featured Offshore cases
Will is regularly instructed by both claimants and defendants in claims for and against a wide range of professionals. His experience in this area includes claims involving lawyers, accountants, surveyors, valuers, construction professionals and insolvency practitioners.
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Education: BA, Philosophy, Politics & Economics, Oriel College, Oxford (First Class Honours); GDL, City, University of London (Distinction); BPTC, City, University of London
Scholarships & Awards: Academic Scholarship (Oriel College, Oxford); CPE Scholarship, Lord Justice Holker Scholarship (Gray’s Inn); Jean Monnet Prize in EU Law (City, University of London)
Memberships: Commercial Bar Association
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