Areas of Expertise
Will accepts instructions in all of Civitas Law practice areas and regularly appears in the immigration, employment and administrative tribunals, as well as fast track, and multi-track matters. Having previously worked in corporate finance and banking Will has a particular experience in accounting, corporate governance and valuation, and is adept at dealing with complex matters which involve consideration of large volumes of information. As a result of this experience Will prides himself on his ability to provide commercial advice to his clients.
Will has a keen interest in all sports, having previously boxed for and captained the University of Cambridge Amateur Boxing Club. As a member of the Welsh Area Council for the British Boxing Board of Control, Will helps to administer professional boxing in Wales and participates in a range of matters ranging from license applications to disciplinary hearings.
Will has been instructed by local authorities on numerous occasions to deal with matters involving issues of Public Law. These have included claims under the Highways Act 1980, the Mental Health Act 1983 and claims to secure Council Tax debts during IVAs.
Will is adept at dealing with matters proceeding both on the fast track and multi-track, as well as dealing with pre-action requirements and the National Health Service (Concerns, Complaints and Redress Arrangements) (Wales) Regulations 2011. Will is currently instructed in a complex matter regarding neurological damage arising as a result of a routine medical procedure.
Will employs his previous experience in finance and business to ensure that his clients receive thorough and commercially effective representation and advice in company, commercial and insolvency issues. Will frequently deals with matters on the fast track and multi-track, as well as those proceeding in the Technology and Construction Court.
Will has experience of representing and advising a broad range of clients and prides himself on offering meticulous preparation, commercially aware advice and rigorous representation. Will frequently deals with matters on the fast track and multi-track, as well as those proceeding in the Technology and Construction Court.
Will has broad experience of appearing in front of the employment tribunal representing both Claimants and Defendants on claims including discrimination, whistleblowing, holiday pay entitlement and unfair dismissal.
Will has worked on a range of housing matters representing both landlords and tenants, and frequently appears in possession claims.
Will is adept at dealing with matters proceeding both on the fast track and multi-track and frequently appears on behalf of both Claimants and Defendants. His attention to detail and robust approach to witnesses is noted by those instructing him, together with his diligent approach to expert evidence.
Will is experienced at dealing with tribunals and disciplinary matters. He is able to understand the unique issues relating to disciplinary matters and has experienced both act as part of the tribunal and as representation.
Each month as a member of the Welsh Area Council Will hears and determines disciplinary issues relating to professional boxing in Wales.
In addition Will spent 6 months working on a weekly basis to advise on complaints referred to the Nursing and Midwifery Council. Throughout this period, he regularly prepared investigatory reports and advices on whether to proceed.
Will has considerable experience in advising and representing clients in property and land matters. In particular, he has considerable experience in dealing with matters relating to commercial leases including, wrongful forfeiture, trespass, recovery of overpayments, rent suspension and rent reviews.
Will is regularly instructed in chancery matters. He is experienced in all types of trusts and regularly provides advice in probate and wills matters.