William joined Peters & Peters as an associate in September 2015, having completed his training at Clifford Chance.
- Young Fraud Lawyers Association
- The Howard League for Penal Reform
William is currently working on a variety of cases in the business crime department including suspected tax evasion, INTERPOL and insider dealing cases.
During his training contract William assisted on several notable contentious matters including a multi-faceted regulatory investigation and cases relating to false accounting and tax fraud claims. Additionally, William developed an interest in anti-money laundering and sanctions law, assisting on advisory updates and client presentations.
Whilst at Clifford Chance, William was part of the team that acted pro bono on the successful intervention in the Supreme Court case of R (on the application of Bourgass and Hussain) v The Secretary of State for Justice, challenging the use of segregation in the secure estate in England and Wales. William’s other pro bono matters included preparing cases brought before the Special Educational Needs and Disability Tribunal by the National Autistic Society.
William also spent 3 months of his training contract seconded to the Howard League for Penal Reform, representing children and young people in various aspects of their detention. William worked on the charity’s telephone advice line, legal aid matters as well as carrying out strategic legal work.