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Will acts for both borrowers and lenders in financing transactions. The majority of Will's work has been in corporate banking including general corporate facilities, leveraged acquisition finance and asset based finance as well as investment and development property finance. Will's practice has encompassed bilateral and syndicated arrangements and cross border security structures. Will is part of the Islamic finance team advising on sharia compliant structures for banks and investors.
Recent transactions include acting for a group of investors in connection with the acquisition of an office property in London to be converted into residential accommodation, advising a bank on a restructure of a leveraged finance facility, acting for a fund putting in place cross border loan and security arrangements for a borrower in the asset based lending sector and providing advice to a bank on facilities to a developer of high end residential properties.
"He gets to the point quickly and picks out the salient points and makes complex issues simple," say clients. Chamber 2019
According to clients, "Will is an experienced lawyer who brings extensive technical knowledge and a commercially-minded approach to transactions." Chambers 2018
Will is recognised as a 'leader in his field' by Chambers UK legal directory, appreciated by clients for being "decisive, experienced and knowledgeable." Chambers 2017
Will is described as ‘approachable and pragmatic’. Legal 500 2017
He is also described as being ‘at the top of his profession’ and ‘knows what clients want’. Legal 500 2015