William Godwin QC

Year of Call: 1986

Year of Silk: 2017

Inn: Middle Temple

William is very intelligent with an eagerness to understand the client’s business.”

Legal 500,  2018

William’s commercial practice covers a wide range of contract disputes including share sale, shareholder and joint venture agreements; conflict of laws and the application of local and foreign law in cross border transactions; tortious liability; insurance and banking.  Cases include Commercial Court proceedings acting for a major German industrial group in claims arising from acquisition debt push down in 15 jurisdictions following a private equity buy-out and restructuring and advising directors of a Singapore engineering equipment manufacturing company on defending claims in the Singapore High Court for an indemnity.

Professional memberships:

  • Arbitration panel member of the China International Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission and the Dubai International Arbitration Centre
  • Panel adjudicator of the Technology and Construction Bar Association

Qualifications & awards:

  • BA (First Class) University College London
  • B Phil;D Phil Oriel College, Oxford.
  • Benefactors senior law scholar, Middle Temple