Partner, with particular expertise in the employment aspects of company restructures and strategy, including international elements. He is very experienced with advising on senior level terminations and complex executive incentive arrangements.

Will is a Partner in the Employment Law team, based at the Gatwick office. He has specialised in employment law for over two decades, boasting expertise in all facets of this area.

Will primarily engages with corporate clients, whilst also providing advice to senior executives.

In addition to advising corporate clients on avoiding and resolving complex legal issues, company restructures and international issues, he is very experienced with dealing with the termination of senior executives.

Will has particular expertise advising on company sales and restructures, TUPE, GDPR, negotiation of senior executive service contracts and severance terms, restrictive covenants, unfair dismissal claims and discrimination. He frequently advises on cross border issues.

Will qualified as a solicitor in 2001.

Work highlights


Advising the board of directors on the strategy to remove a long serving director, with a complex remuneration and incentive package in place, helping them to bring the matter to a successful commercial focused conclusion.


Advising an international company on the employment aspects of the exit from an Employee Ownership Trust and limiting liabilities to employees across multiple territories, helping them to tackle issues on new and untested law.


Advising a national theatre company on the termination of a cast member of a major production, assisting them with strategy and guiding them through the legal issues, to ensure the continued smooth running of the production.


Advising the directors of a technology company following a data breach by former employees, guiding them through the data protection implications and helping them to avoid potential reputational harm.

Recent articles


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