Will qualified as a solicitor in 2011 and is a managing associate in the firm’s Real Estate Group. 

Will advises on transactional matters involving commercial properties, with a particular expertise in the Retail and Leisure sectors. He has undertaken work for major high street brands and chains, including bars and restaurants, retailers, gyms, hotels, pub and brewery companies, as well as financial institutions and private investors.

His work for these clients includes a broad range of activities, including drafting and negotiating documents in connection with freehold and leasehold acquisitions and disposals and matters involving the finance/re-finance of a property or a portfolio of properties. Will also assists clients in agreeing the structure of transactions and is involved in general estate management work for clients with a large portfolio of properties.

Will is a member of the Manchester Law Society Commercial Property Committee.

Jurisdiction: England & Wales


  • Acting for a pub company in connection with the acquisition of a portfolio of tenanted public houses in the North of England
  • Assisting the expansion of a national hospitality brand by advising on the acquisition of a number of new leaseholds sites across the UK
  • The acquisition of a lease for an exciting competitive socialising brand within a newly developed mixed use scheme
  • Advising on the re-gear of a portfolio of leases for a national nursery chain