Will specialises in dispute resolution and is a member of Ogier's cross service-line Restructuring and Insolvency Group and the firm's Cayman Trusts Advisory Group spanning contentious and non-contentious matters as well as relevant corporate law advice.
Will's recent work includes acting for the joint provisional liquidators in the $3.7 billion Ocean Rig restructuring, acting for liquidators and liquidation committees on a number of insolvent liquidations and acting for trustees and beneficiaries in relation to high-value trust disputes. He has also recently advised on Norwich Pharmacal disclosure applications and on the enforcement of foreign arbitral awards. Will also acts for a number of insurance companies, handling claims arising from workplace incidents and road traffic accidents amongst others.
Will regularly appears in the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands, in both the Financial Services Division and the Civil Division, and is a member of the Court's Financial Services Division Users Committee.
Will joined Ogier as a trainee in 2003. He completed his articles of clerkship with the firm and was admitted to practise as an attorney-at-law in the Cayman Islands in 2005.
He obtained his Bachelor of Laws, with Honours, from the University of Manchester in the United Kingdom in 2001 and his Postgraduate Diploma in Legal Practice, with Commendation, from the Manchester Metropolitan University in 2002.
Will is a member of the Cayman Islands Legal Practitioners Association (following the merger of the Cayman Islands Law Society and the Caymanian Bar Association), the Recovery and Insolvency Specialists Association (Cayman) Limited and INSOL International.
2005 - Cayman Islands