William Flenley KC practises in the fields of professional liability, insurance, regulatory and contract law, from Hailsham Chambers. He has appeared in a number of leading cases relating to the liability of professionals, including a trio of recent reported cases in the Court of Appeal: Addlesee v Dentons Europe  Ch 243 (privilege), Group Seven v Notable Services  Ch 129 (dishonest assistance in breach of trust), and Various Claimants v Giambrone & Law  PNLR 2 (application of Saamco).
William is a former Chairman of the Professional Negligence Bar Association. He has contributed to Cordery on Legal Services and Professional Negligence and Liability, was deputy editor of Lloyd’s Reports: Professional Negligence, and has lectured in law at the London School of Economics. He is a Bencher of the Middle Temple. He has been recommended as a leading barrister practising in professional liability by each of the two principal directories for many years.
William is also a board member of Thames Reach, a homelessness charity.