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Will Sefton
Partner

Will Sefton specialises in defending professionals and company directors, and advising liability insurers on policy coverage.

Will and his team act for directors facing the full range of claims, including from liquidators/administrators and investors and those involved in unfair prejudice proceedings. He advises a number of the major D&O insurers on coverage issues on both commercial and financial institution risks.

Will also defends a range of professionals, in particular lawyers and brokers. In this field, Will has experience of defending claims against firms of all sizes, from international to local, from multi-million pound group litigation in the High Court to sub-£50k claims.

Will qualified in 2002 at Clifford Chance and became a partner at CMS Cameron McKenna LLP in 2011. He was one of the founding partners of the RPC Bristol office in January 2012. 

Relevant work

Various v Giambrone & Law (and others): defence of lawyers in large group litigation involving off-plan purchases in Calabria, Italy

Acting for first Registered European Lawyers to be referred to Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal

Advising D&O insurers in relation to Italian liquidator claims and subsequent proceedings involving insurers

Acting for directors of large transport company in relation to unfair prejudice proceedings