Partner - Dispute Resolution Team
Before moving to Bishop & Sewell, Will spent 17 years (10 as a partner) as a general litigator at Farrer & Co and six years as a general litigation partner, specialising in contentious trusts and estates at Boodle Hatfield. Will has considerable experience of dealing with disputes of all natures and the resolution of them by all means including, litigation, arbitration, mediation, independent tribunal, private expert determination and straight-forward negotiation.
Will’s expertise in contentious trusts and estates is recognised in the directories, Chambers 2015 acknowledging his “significant experience in litigating complex trust and probate disputes”. Chambers has previously described Will as “really impressive” and “a forceful and tough litigator who can also adopt a pragmatic and conciliatory approach when the circumstances call for it”.
Will is listed as a leading individual in Legal 500, Chambers and Citywealth.
Will’s recently published articles include:
Will spoke at the Legal Week Trusts and Estates Forum in Provence in 2007, 2014 and 2015.
Will is married with two young boys. His interests include all sports, but particularly football (he held a season ticket at Anfield for 20 years), golf (he was a low single handicap player many moons ago) and skiing (his favourite family holiday).