William Morse.


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The 2024 edition of The Legal 500 recognises Will as a Recommended Lawyer. The 2024 edition of Chambers UK ranks Will in Band 4 in the West Midlands.

Profile / Experience

Profile / Experience

Will is a partner in the Employment Team and heads the firm’s Education Team: he has extensive experience working with schools, colleges and academies.

He qualified as a solicitor in 1998 and joined Lanyon Bowdler in 2013 from Cheltenham practice Willans.

Will is a member of the Employment Law Association and advises both employers and employees. He is an experienced employment tribunal advocate and also advises in relation to proceedings before the Employment Appeal Tribunal.

Will combines commercial and tactical awareness with a practical, hands-on style.

Will works from the Hereford, Bromyard and Ludlow offices.

The 2024 edition of The Legal 500 recognises Will as a Recommended Lawyer for education and says, ‘Diligent’ practice head William Morse routinely handles academy conversion matters, as well as advising on others, such as collective bargaining and discrimination tribunal matters’.

Testimonial from 2024 edition of The Legal 500:

‘William Morse has been at the end of the phone for many quick questions. He has also anticipated the upcoming issues and has been diligent in making sure we follow the correct policies and procedures. He has been very clear in his advice and supportive in guiding us through the process’.

Published testimonials include:

‘I have a long standing professional relationship with them, particularly William Morse, who provides guidance and advice re daily employment issues which makes us feel extremely supported. It is nice to have this professional partnership and feel relaxed about important issues‘.

‘Very approachable, knowledgeable and professional.’

The 2024 edition of Chambers UK ranks Will in Band 4 in the West Midlands. The directory states: ‘William Morse is regularly sought after by clients for his extensive knowledge of HR and employment law issues. He has strong insight into a range of matters including misconduct, discrimination and unfair dismissal claims.’

Testimonials include: “William Morse has a great knowledge of HR and promptly replies when we are seeking advice.”

“Will is just fantastic. He has been a fantastic source of advice, handled delicate matters very sensitively and always worked within the agreed budget.”

“Will has always been very responsive and helpful, and clear on the advice he has given.”

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