William was called to the Bar in May 2023.
Prior to being called to the Bar, William worked:
- as an Associate at a top tier law firm (focusing on commercial and regulatory work for financial services clients), and
- as a Senior Legal Officer at the Australian Law Reform Commission (working on the Corporations and Financial Services Inquiry).
William has a broad civil practice, with a focus on commercial and regulatory matters. He appears in all State and Federal Courts and Tribunals.
Previously he has served as an Associate to the Hon. Justice Dowsett AM on the Federal Court of Australia, and before that to Commissioner Graeme Neate AM on the Queensland Industrial Relations Commission and Industrial Court of Queensland.
William holds a Bachelor of Arts and a Bachelor of Laws (Honours) from the University of Queensland, a LLM in International Financial and Commercial Law from King’s College London, and a PhD in Law from the University of Queensland.
He was the recipient of the Holt Prize in 2021 for his PhD thesis, which has since been published as a book by The Federation Press.