Call: 2019

William Golightly

Practice overview

William joined Chambers as a 12-month pupil in October 2020. He is interested in all aspects of Chambers’ practice, particularly in commercial and private client related work.

Prior to joining Chambers, William has worked as a teacher and a parliamentary researcher. He spent the last year working in the litigation team at a Chambers UK and Legal 500 ranked commercial litigation firm. He gained valuable, first-hand experience of a wide variety of commercial litigation issues including in a Court of Appeal case on the cost consequences for litigation friends and a breach of contract claim in the Technology and Construction Court.

Outside of work, William enjoys hiking, cinema and playing disc golf.

News

James Hall, Tom Bell and William Golightly’s article on SAAMCO and MBS v Grant Thornton picked by CIArb North West

12/07/2021

SAAMCO and MBS v Grant Thornton: a further retreat from the false binary of ‘information’ versus ‘advice’

01/07/2021

What is the scope of duty in clinical (and other professional) negligence claims? The latest word from the Supreme Court in Manchester Building Society v Grant Thornton UK LLP [2021] UKSC 20; and Khan v Meadows [2021] UKSC 21

30/06/2021

Focus On…Professional Liability

16/03/2021

Articles

SAAMCO and MBS v Grant Thornton: a further retreat from the false binary of ‘information’ versus ‘advice’

01/07/2021

What is the scope of duty in clinical (and other professional) negligence claims? The latest word from the Supreme Court in Manchester Building Society v Grant Thornton UK LLP [2021] UKSC 20; and Khan v Meadows [2021] UKSC 21

30/06/2021

Leaving the claim form “hanging by a thread”: struck out pleadings and out of time amendments

21/01/2021

HMRC v IGE USA Investments Ltd [2020] EWHC 1716 (Ch) – the role of statements of case and Lists of Issues for Disclosure in applications to vary an order for Extended Disclosure under the Disclosure Pilot Scheme

08/01/2021

Past events

Inner Temple Students’ Association Pupillage Evening: Chancery and Commercial Law

04/01/2021