William Haig: Lawyer with Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP

William Haig

London,  England
Phone44 (0) 20 7556 4333

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Practice Areas

  • Complex Litigation
  • Commercial Litigation
Contact InfoTelephone: 44 (0) 20 7556 4333
Fax: 44(0) 20 7716 3822
EducationBPP Law School, (LPC); BPP Law School, (GDL)

William is currently in the third seat of his training contract, working in the Intellectual Property department, having spent his first seat in Commercial Litigation and his second in Insurance and Reinsurance.

Commercial Litigation

•Preparation for and attending arbitration and Privy Council hearings

•Assisting with disclosure in a major international dispute in the High Court

•Researching advice on various points of law and procedure, with a focus on legal professional privilege

•Enforcement of court-ordered debts

•Drafting witness statements, hearsay notices, chronologies, draft orders and applications

Insurance and Reinsurance

•Assisting with a complex conflicts clearance exercise

•Assisting with the redrafting of a commutation agreement

•Regular blog posts for the firm's insurance, reinsurance and regulatory law blog

•Assisting with preparations for a contested case management conference

Intellectual Property

•Assisting with preparation for, and attending, a major High Court trade mark dispute

•Preparing evidence and filings in various pieces of litigation and trade mark oppositions

•Drafting correspondence in various IP and commercial disputes

•Anti-counterfeiting work for several well-known brands

Before Edwards Wildman

William graduated from the University of Oxford with a BA Hons in Experimental Psychology. He spent the next two years completing the GDL and LPC at BPP in London.

Besides Edwards Wildman

William is a committed foodie and a keen cook, so consequently has been forced to develop a habit of long-distance running. (Trainee)


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CJEU in Svensson: A Common Sense Solution But Issues Remain
William Haig,Ben Hitchens,Akash Sachdeva, February 27, 2014
The Court of Justice of the European Union issued its long-awaited judgment in in Case C-466/12 Svensson regarding the legality of hyperlinking on 13 February. The case had the potential to upend one of the fundamental building blocks of the internet and electronic communication by deciding that...

New EU Data Protection Regulation - Proposals on One-Stop-Shop Regulatory Regime Need Further Work
William Haig,Jonny McDonald, December 19, 2013
As discussed in our blog posting today, following a meeting of the Justice and Home Affairs ministers of the Council of the European Union on 6 December 2013, the new EU Data Protection Regulation looks set to be plagued with delays as members failed to reach agreement on various legal aspects. The...

Claims Control Clauses: No Self-Control?
Mark Everiss,William Haig,Sam Tacey, August 13, 2013
The High Court rules on the effect of a claims control clause where cedants and some reinsurers unilaterally paid out their share of a claim.
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William Haig

69 Old Broad Street

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