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William Morse

Partner - Employment Law - Head of Education


William's Teams

Employment, Education, Agriculture


Profile/Experience

Will qualified as a solicitor in 1998 and joined Lanyon Bowdler from Cheltenham practice Willans, he is a key member of the teams in Hereford, Bromyard and Ludlow.

He is a partner in the employment team and heads up Lanyon Bowdler's education team.

Will is an employment law specialist advising clients who are employers and who are employees. He is an experienced employment tribunal advocate and has advised clients in relation to proceedings before the Employment Appeal Tribunal.

He is a member of the Employment Lawyers Association, he is an experienced advocate in the full range of employment claims for both claimants and respondents, including in relation to TUPE issues, equal pay and whistle blowing.

Will combines commercial and tactical awareness with a practical, hands-on style, he has extensive experience working with schools, colleges and academies.

Legal 500 Recommendation

Will is recognised in the 2019 edition of The Legal 500 which states that he is known for his 'excellent advice and confident approach'; he represented an individual in the Employment Tribunal and subsequently the Employment Appeals Tribunal in proceedings against Marks & Spencer on the grounds of unfair dismissal and disability discrimination.

Client Testimonials

How easy it was to speak to her and she explained the situation to me in ways that I could understand.

- Mrs S Mizrahi, Hereford

Very polite, easy to talk to and were always there when I needed answers.

- Mr M Wood, Hereford

A nice bright welcoming office with very polite, friendly and helpful staff. Very efficient service.

- Mr N Bakewell & Mrs J Bakewell, Worcester

He was always calm, efficient, prompt and helpful.

- Rev M Thomas & Prof K Thomas, Oxfordshire

He was great, he listened and suggested the best course of action - thank you.

- Mr T Graves, Shrewsbury

Client Quotes

Very polite, easy to talk to and were always there when I needed answers.

- Mr M Wood, Hereford

Natasha Gibbons was very easy to talk to, I felt at ease with her, and she always kept me up to date with the case. She has provided excellent service throughout.

- Mrs C Roberts, Gwynedd

Ed Burrell was excellent in every aspect of his support in selling my business. He was friendly and pleasant to deal with yet very professional.

- Mr J Ostler, Hereford

I was competely satisfied with all aspects of the service.

- Mr S Taylor, Telford

Quality of care and sensitivity.

- Mrs C Shuker, Shrewsbury

Latest Case Study

30 Aug 2018

Multi-Academy Trust

Solicitors at Lanyon Bowdler were pleased to be able to support the formation of Shropshire’s first primary sch...