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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 2020 edition of The Legal 500 and states: "Employment law specialist William Morse heads the team. Lanyon Bowdler covers a range of matters for academies, schools and colleges, spanning school conversions to academy, collaboration agreements, academic terminations, compliance matters, development projects, employee contracts and employment disputes."

Client Testimonials

Direct line to acting solicitor.

- Mr H Williamson, Llansantffrraid

Very easy to contact and talk to.

- Mr N Chamberlain & Mrs Z Chamberlain, Oswestry

We had complete trust and confidence that our best interests were being looked after at all times. A quality service provided by them.

- Mr D Meredith & Mrs E Meredith, Shrewsbury

Politeness, clarity of information.

- Mr C Pudge, Worcester

The staff made me feel valued and always took the time to listen to my concerns

- Ms Castell, Shrewsbury

Client Quotes

Excellent service in a clear and concise manner.

- Derwen College, Oswestry

A very good service - it simplified the appeal process for me considerably which went very smoothly.

- Mr P Griffiths, Telford

Great, friendly staff - really approachable and professional. Never pushy!

- Fairfield High School, Hereford

Ed provided utmost confidence throughout the process and I would have no hesitation in recommending him to other clients.

- Mr J Ostler, Hereford

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

- Mr T Graves, 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...