William Hanbury

Call 1985


“Provides accurate advice and inspires clients’ confidence.”

The Legal 500 2020
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An accomplished barrister with more than thirty years of experience, Bill has advised and appeared as an advocate in relation to most types of insurance contract, including indemnity insurance, and has experience of interpretation questions relating to insurance contracts, material non-disclosure and fraud. He has also has wide experience of commercial dispute resolution including secured lending and has conducted successful defences to a claims under bank guarantees and appeared as advocate in a financial misselling claim which settled on favourable terms after a lengthy mediation.

Bill undertakes professional negligence arising out of his practice areas including claims against financial advisers and intermediaries and loss of chance claims for and against solicitors. He aims to provide a practical but appropriately analytical approach to sometimes difficult legal points that arise in this area.

Bill is consistently recommended as a leading individual in the Legal 500 guides.