Will is an Associate in the Business Crime department, with experience of acting for individuals and companies involved in high-profile criminal litigation and investigations
- Young Fraud Lawyers Association
- The Howard League for Penal Reform
William acts for individuals and companies across a range of criminal and regulatory matters.
Since joining the firm in 2015, William has worked on high-profile investigations brought by the Serious Fraud Office, Financial Conduct Authority and Her Majesty’s Revenue & Customs. Notably, William represented one of the ‘Barclays Four’ accused of fraud in relation to payments made to Qatar at the height of the financial crisis. The case involved two lengthy trials and multiple hearings in the Court of Appeal over a period of several years. The client was unanimously acquitted by a jury at the Central Criminal Court in February 2020.
William has also acted for clients subject to extradition and restraint proceedings, involving disputes in multiple jurisdictions and working as part of multi-disciplinary teams. He has advised clients in relation to Interpol red notices, data subject access requests, money laundering and bribery & corruption.
William is a member of the Young Fraud Lawyers Association and sits on the Independent Monitoring Board of a South-East London prison.
Prior to joining Peters & Peters, William trained at Clifford Chance.
He speaks intermediate Portuguese.