William Saunders


William is a partner and head of the funds and financial services group advising on the launch, reconstruction, takeover and investments of funds and trading companies.

William has many years of experience in all aspects of real estate, private equity, split capital, emerging market, hedge and listed, offshore alternative investment funds as well as advising managers, brokers, nomads and sponsors. He has been rated as a leader in his field by various directories for many years.

William has recently been inducted to the 2018 Legal 500 Hall of fame as a result of his continued recognition by the directory. The Chambers UK 2017 legal directory describes William as having a "mastery of closed-end funds" that few in the market can match. Sources also say: "He's pragmatic, commercial, with a thorough working knowledge of the area," while remaining "brilliant when the going gets tough."