William is an English qualified lawyer and Vice President - Legal in our US international expansion and growth practice.

William acts for fast growing venture backed companies predominately based on the West Coast. His areas of practice include advising on international expansion and growth issues and supporting global legal projects as US businesses grow globally. He also acts as an outsourced international legal counsel and is frequently asked to manage complex multi-jurisdictional projects across Europe and Asia. William’s experience is predominately focused on the Tech, Media and Comms and Financial Services sectors.

William joined Osborne Clarke in 2015 as an associate in our UK banking and finance team, and has been seconded previously to our in-house legal technology team Osborne Clarke Solutions. He relocated to our San Francisco and Silicon Valley offices in 2018.

He attached the University of Exeter and undertook law school at The College of Law, Guildford. He qualified as a solicitor of England and Wales in 2011 and is a registered foreign legal consultant with the State Bar of California.