Experience and Background

Will deals with a diverse range of commercial property matters and specialises in the development sector, primarily advising developers (including well-known house builders), landowners and promoters on residential and commercial developments.

Will’s experience encompasses site acquisitions and disposals, strategic land agreements, landowner collaboration arrangements, overage deeds, buy-back and pre-emption agreements, exclusivity agreements, secured finance, corporate support work and landlord and tenant matters.

Recent work examples include:

- Acting for a consortium of landowners on a largescale joint promotion venture for primarily residential development.
- Acting for a regional housing association on the acquisition of a site for affordable housing from multiple landowners on a ‘site assembly’ basis.
- Acting for a landowner granting an option to a household supermarket operator for the development of a new supermarket and small business park.

  • 2024 - Present: Director, Howes Percival LLP 
  • 2022 - 2024: Senior Associate, Howes Percival LLP
  • 2019 - 2022: Associate, Howes Percival LLP
  • 2017 - 2019: Trainee Solicitor, Clapham & Collinge LLP
  • 2016 - 2017: Legal Practice Course, BBP Cambridge
  • 2015 - 2017: Paralegal, Clapham & Collinge LLP
  • 2012 - 2015: Law (LLB), University of East Anglia


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