William Clark

William is an experienced lawyer with a background in senior levels in private practice and in-house. He takes an inventive approach in using the law to solve complex problems and wrangles.

BEFORE MyLegalTeam

Bill was Head of Legal and Company Secretary at Biffa Waste Services Limited, a major national company.  Prior to that he was a partner in a prominent litigation firm in London.


BIOGRAPHY

After qualifying as a solicitor in 1991 William practised as a Litigation Lawyer in the City for a number of years fighting cases in the High Court and Appellate Courts before moving in-house as Head of Legal where he set up the successful legal team which oversaw the sizeable acquisitions of UK Waste and Hales, and the eventual de-merger from Severn Trent PLC as separate a public company.


CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

  • Successfully defending a major pollution case both in the civil courts and the criminal courts.
  • Dealing with the due diligence involved in large acquisitions both in UK and on the continent.
  • Negotiating major contracts including significant PFI projects.

EXPERIENCE & QUALIFICATIONS

Contractual negotiations, and  resolution of questions that may arise.
  • Environmental Law, especially in relation to pollution
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Employment Law
William is a qualified solicitor and is currently studying Computer Science at the Open University.