Will specialises in international commercial arbitration, investment arbitration and public international law. He has particular expertise in the energy, telecoms and projects sectors, with a focus on disputes in the Middle East and Africa.
Will has acted as counsel and advocate in numerous institutional and ad hoc arbitral proceedings, including under ICC, LCIA, ICSID and UNCITRAL rules. He has also represented parties before both the International Court of Justice and the Iran-US Claims Tribunal. Alongside his disputes work, Will’s non-contentious practice includes advising on a wide variety of international law issues, as well as assisting clients with front-end risk management options on their international projects. Will’s clients include private multinationals, States and State entities.
Will was previously based in Paris, where he was head of the arbitration group of an international law firm. He continues to spend significant time in our Paris office.