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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 2019 edition of The Legal 500 as the head of our Education team and states: "The team 'respond promptly' and 'when research is required they turn it around quickly' and 'think through challenging issues in creative ways'. William Morse 'heads the practice and focuses predominantly on employment matters. He recently advised Severn Bridges Academy Trust on its formation and conversion to a multi academy trust'."

Client Testimonials

They simplified the appeal process for me considerably

- Mr Griffiths

The people we dealt with from the start. Email contact was good and any visits to the Hereford office was productive, easy and a pleasure.

- Mr J Campbell & Mrs M Campbell, Ledbury

Prompt response, clear advice.

- Dr A Geeson & Dr N Geeson, Hereford

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

- Fairfield High School, Hereford

The welcome at reception and the relaxed atmosphere when discussing things with the person handling the sale of my property.

- Mr W Ward, Oswestry

Client Quotes

Politeness, clarity of information.

- Mr C Pudge, Worcester

A very personal service with kind helpful start.

- Dr S Robertson, London

Everything was first class

- Miss Evans, Oswestry

Under difficult circumstances from the moment I walked in, I was the only person that mattered. She could not do enough for me. Kind and compassionate. Thank you so much.

- Mrs J McMillan, Telford

Communication surrounding my injury claim was excellent with other departments within the firm.

- Mrs L Dowbiggin, Much Wenlock

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...