William has experience and knowledge of competition disputes arising out of competition law infringements. He has assisted in damages claims against addressees of European Commission decisions in relation to cartels and abuse of dominance.
William has gained experience in complex multi-jurisdictional claims in a broad spectrum of sectors including automotive, transport, energy, technology, and finance.
William is currently undertaking his seat in the Commercial Litigation department.
William’s experience includes:
- Advising major retailers in proceedings brought against Visa and MasterCard in relation to interchange fees in the credit and debit sectors.
- Assisting in cartel-related cases including the CRT, LCD, rechargeable batteries, high voltage power cables, and trucks matters.
William studied law at Newcastle University before going on to complete the LPC at the University of Law in York in 2013. Prior to joining the firm, William worked at Herbert Smith Freehills as a legal assistant in their Belfast and London offices working in both their litigation and real estate teams.
William enjoys playing and watching sport, particularly rugby. He is also a keen photographer and enjoys getting out in the outdoors.