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William Glynn

Legal Director

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William Glynn

Legal Director

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William Glynn

Legal Director

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William has extensive experience of handling complex and high value contentious matters. His practice includes acting for both claimants and defendants across a variety of sectors, including energy, construction and real estate. He also acts for insured professionals in the defence of negligence claims, focusing primarily on claims against solicitors but also including claims against accountants and other professionals. His recent experience includes successfully defending a claim for breach of contract relating to the energy sector, acting for the claimant in a dispute regarding high value residential property, and defending various claims involving solicitors (including finance, corporate and litigation matters). William has experience of arbitration, High Court litigation (including at Appellate level), and various forms of Alternative Dispute Resolution, including mediation. William is a Solicitor Advocate with higher rights of audience, and has undertaken advocacy in the High Court. William joined Clyde & Co in 2014, having first trained and practiced in the litigation team of a leading City law firm.

Experience
  • Advising a large energy sector contractor in relation to a £12m breach of contract claim
  • Acting for the administrators of a liquidated firm of solicitors in the defence of a £6.2m professional negligence claim
  • Acting on behalf of an off-shore trust in relation to a claim of fraud arising from the sale of high-value London residential property
  • Advising a UK based international law firm in relation to a claim for negligence arising out of a failed property financing transaction (and in connected proceedings where the insured firm was acting as claimant)
  • Advising a UK engineering company in respect of a claim relatActing on behalf a substantial UK construction contractor in relation to delays and defects arising from the construction of a hospitaling to a conference centre heating system in  Canada
  • Acting on behalf a substantial UK construction contractor in relation to delays and defects arising from the construction of a hospital
  • Advising in relation to various claims against a UK law firm arising from allegedly negligent tax advice
  • Advising a firm of accountants regarding allegedly negligent advice in respect of VAT
  • Successfully overturning in the Court of Appeal a claim against a firm of solicitors alleging breach of trust

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Expertise

William is a Legal Director in the Professional and Financial Disputes team in London. He acts on behalf of a variety of clients across a number of sectors (for both claimants and defendants). His practice includes general commercial litigation, contract disputes and professional negligence claims.

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