As an associate in our Litigation Group, Will focuses his practice on commercial litigation. He has handled a wide range of complex and high-value commercial disputes across a variety of sectors (including financial services, energy and natural resources, and aviation). His work has a particular emphasis on fraud, antitrust/competition and financial services litigation of a multi-jurisdictional nature.
Will is experienced in acting for both claimants and defendants before the High Court, Court of Appeal and Supreme Court. He has represented clients on a range of interlocutory applications (including freezing orders, disclosure orders, passport orders and committal applications). He also has experience of enforcement of English judgments in foreign jurisdictions.
Will has been awarded his Higher Rights of Audience, permitting him to appear as an advocate at all levels of the English civil courts.
Advising Citigroup as trustee in its disputes with a bondholder in relation to US$70m and US$130m convertible bond issues.
Acting for BTA Bank, a Kazakh bank, in its successful multi-billion dollar fraud claims against multiple defendants including its former chairman, Mukhtar Ablyazov.
Acting for Victor Pinchuk, a Ukrainian businessman, in his successful claim regarding steel and mining assets estimated to be worth over US$1 billion.
Advising Citigroup in its capacity as trustee in disputes relating to US$70m and US$130m convertible bond issuances.
Defending a group of companies in a £250m antitrust damages claim arising from the European Commission's cartel finding in the energy sector.
Defending a North American airline in multiple antitrust damages claims arising from the European Commission's Decision in relation to the air cargo cartel.