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.
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.
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.
- 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 & QUALIFICATIONSContractual negotiations, and resolution of questions that may arise.
- Environmental Law, especially in relation to pollution
- Mergers and Acquisitions
- Employment Law