Will is an associate in White & Case's Dispute Resolution Group based in London. He advises clients in high-value, complex and cross-border commercial disputes before the English Courts and in international arbitrations (including arbitrations conducted under the LCIA and SIAC rules).
Will has a broad commercial practice and acts for large corporate clients, sovereign states and financial institutions. He has considerable experience in advising clients on disputes involving fraud, setting aside arbitral awards, obtaining and defending freezing injunctions, warranty and indemnity claims and shareholder disputes. Will also has considerable experience in litigating insurance claims for corporate policyholders and professional indemnity disputes against solicitors, architects and financial advisers.
Will joined White & Case from another leading law firm in October 2020.
Process and Industrial Developments v Federal Republic of Nigeria, Commercial Court, 2019-2020. Acting for Nigeria in set-aside proceedings relating to a US$10bn arbitral award allegedly procured by fraud. Related proceedings in the USA.
Acting on a £500m+ political risk claim involving the expropriation of a utilities network in South America.
Acting in an arbitration under the SCIA rules between a client and former solicitors involving breach of contract and professional negligence claims, involving issues of Californian, Swiss and French law.
Paralel Routs v Fedotov, Business & Property Court, 2017-2018. Acting for Mr Fedotov in this breach of contract dispute involving issues of Russian law, defending a freezing injunction. Related proceedings in Russia.
Reignwood Group v Ni, Commercial Court, 2017-2018. Acting for the Reignwood Group in this joint venture dispute governed (in part) by Chinese law. Related proceedings in Luxembourg and the US.