William is a Legal Director in the Incentives and Tax team and is also a Chartered Tax Adviser.

William provides tax advice on a wide range of corporate tax matters. He has extensive experience in advising companies and individuals on the tax aspects of company and business acquisitions and disposals and also on employee share option and share incentive arrangements.

William was first ranked in Chambers 2012 as one of the “Associates to Watch” and noted for his “commerciality and responsiveness”. He has been ranked as a “Next Generation Lawyer” in the Legal 500.

William is a member of the Association of Taxation Technicians and the Chartered Institute of Taxation.

Jurisdiction: England and Wales



  • Advising on the tax aspects on the sale of Tay River Holdings Limited and its related companies to US headquartered global insurance brokerage Arthur J Gallagher’s specialist underwriting subsidiary Pen Underwriting
  • Advising on the tax aspects on the sale of Rainmakers CSI Limited to global strategic insight and customer analytics group STRAT7.
  • Advising on the tax and employee incentives aspects of the acquisition by Biffa of industrial services waste business Total Recycling Services
  • Advising on the tax aspects of the sale of cloud-based software company Insight Legal Software to Dye & Durham


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