William Wood QC

Bill Wood QC is one of the UK’s leading commercial mediators.

Again in 2017 he has been rated in the top tier by both Legal 500 and Chambers and Partners. His mediation practice now takes him to Dubai, Hong Kong, Paris and New York as well as to all parts of the UK. In all he conducts around 80 mediations each year.

His mediations involve complex and high-profile matters including competition disputes, financial services, employment, share sales, internet and telecoms -related disputes, professional negligence and international trade as well insurance, reinsurance and aviation.

Bill Wood QC also sits as an ICC arbitrator, and mediates for the ICC.

Mediations are and usually remain confidential. But Bill Wood’s involvement as a mediator in two high profile disputes, both competition cases, is in the public domain:

  • The dispute between the British Waterways Board and the British Marine Federation over the structure of the marina industry.
  • The dispute between certain leading bookmakers and TurfTV over the supply of live television pictures to betting shops.

You can find further information on the Brick Court Chambers website.