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William Bainbridge

William Bainbridge, Trainee Solicitor

7th Floor, 85 Fleet Street
London EC4Y 1AE

Tel: 020 7227 7435

William is a Solicitor working in both our Corporate and Commercial Litigation departments. William acts for a range of commercial clients and private individuals and has a broad practice that involves advising on both disputes and non-contentious matters.


William studied Law at the University of Birmingham, graduating in 2015. He then went on to gain a Distinction in the Legal Practice Course from Nottingham Law School.

Recent experience includes:-


  • advising on the scope of directors’ duties and the potential liability of directors in the event of insolvency
  • drafting an exclusive distribution agreement on behalf of a global technology company and advising on competition law issues
  • preparing supply agreements for use between an international clothing brand and selected European manufacturers
  • drafting non-disclosure agreements for use between businesses in relation to information shared for marketing campaigns and product development
  • advising start-ups including advice on internal company policies, regulatory obligations under UK and EU law (including those relating to product labelling and allergen advice) and the content of various contracts.

Commercial Litigation

  • advising a major airline trade association in respect of a Competition & Markets Authority investigation and preparing appropriate written submissions
  • acting for a commercial aviation client in relation to a breach of contract claim and advising on available mechanisms for dispute resolution including international arbitration and litigation within the High Court
  • advising a high profile politician on the pre-action conduct and defence of a defamation claim
  • handling winding-up and bankruptcy proceedings for the recovery of debts owed to clients by companies and individuals respectively
  • securing the removal of inaccurate online publications from the internet on behalf of a healthcare professional.