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William Glassey

William Glassey

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William Glassey "is always a good man to have on your side. He's very knowledgeable and client-friendly but also a powerful advocate; he won't be bullied."

Chambers UK 2018

Will Glassey is head of Insurance in London. He is a litigator, whose primary practice area is representing professional firms and individual professionals in professional negligence claims. He has a particular emphasis on defending claims against solicitors, barristers, pensions actuaries and property professionals. For this work he is ranked in Band 1 by the legal directories including Chambers

The subject matter of the claims he defends is diverse, but he has a particular focus on claims arising from transactions, including corporate, commercial, real estate and finance transactions, and he has extensive experience in claims arising from pensions and tax issues.

In addition, Will represents professional firms and individual professionals in regulatory investigations and disciplinary proceedings: he has handled matters before the Solicitors Regulation Authority, the Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal, the ICAEW, the Serious Fraud Office, the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, the FCA, and the Takeover Panel.

He also advises insurers on policy coverage issues arising in claims against professionals, and represents insurers and reinsurers in reinsurance coverage disputes.

Will joined Mayer Brown in 2000 and was made a partner in 2002. Previously, he worked with one other major UK law firm, after qualifying as a barrister and solicitor (1994) with an Auckland, New Zealand firm.

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