William Henderson


Year of Call: 1978

”...it’s mind-blowing how impressive he is”

Chambers & Partners

Practice Overview

Will Henderson acts for private clients, trustees, trust companies, H.M. Attorney General and HMRC, principally in relation to disputes concerning domestic and international or offshore trusts, probate, the administration of estates, charities, and associated professional negligence.  He is Junior Counsel to the Treasury in Charity Matters.  In that capacity he advises and represents H.M. Attorney General as to and in contentious and non-contentious matters involving charity and charities. He sits for about 3 weeks a year as a Deputy Chancery Master.

News & Events

  • News

    Chambers and Partners UK Bar Rankings Guide for 2019

    Acknowledged as “one of the very best commercial chancery sets, and one of the few that genuinely competes... Read More

    News

    Who’s Who Legal: UK Bar 2018

    The latest edition of Who’s Who Legal: UK Bar has now been published and we are delighted... Read More

  • Events

    International Trusts and Commercial Litigation Conference – New York

    Location: The InterContinental New York Barclay Hotel, New York Read More

    Events

    Trusts and Commercial Litigation Conference - Jersey

    Location: The Royal Yacht Hotel, Jersey Read More

  • “His knowledge base is incredible and he is also a very strong advocate, especially when you have some real tough litigation.”

    Chambers & Partners HNW Guide 2018
  • ”...very thorough…”

    Legal 500
  • ”...recommended for trustee disputes and charity-related profesional negligence claims…”

    Legal 500

Education & Qualifications

Trinity College, Cambridge - BA

Appointments

Junior Counsel to the Treasury (Charities)

Bencher of Lincoln’s Inn

Memberships

Chancery Bar Association

Society of Trust and estate Practitioners (“STEP”)

Association of Contentious Trust and Probate Specialists

BSB Registration

William Henderson appears on the BSB register as William Hugo Henderson

VAT Number

333306490

Awards

Chambers HNW

Top Ranked - Leading Barrister

Chambers UK

Ranked - Leading Barrister

Who's Who Legal

Recognised

The Legal 500

Leading Individual

News & Events

  • News

    Chambers and Partners UK Bar Rankings Guide for 2019

    Acknowledged as “one of the very best commercial chancery sets, and one of the few that genuinely competes... Read More

    News

    Who’s Who Legal: UK Bar 2018

    The latest edition of Who’s Who Legal: UK Bar has now been published and we are delighted... Read More

  • Events

    International Trusts and Commercial Litigation Conference – New York

    Location: The InterContinental New York Barclay Hotel, New York Read More

    Events

    Trusts and Commercial Litigation Conference - Jersey

    Location: The Royal Yacht Hotel, Jersey Read More