Partner

Blockchain

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Partner

Blockchain

Expertise

Will is an experienced technology lawyer, specialising in blockchain, cryptoassets, NFTs, DAOs and Metaverse law.

He has over 10  years’ experience, having started his career at Linklaters LLP and developed experience in corporate, commercial and regulatory law relating to blockchain technologies.

Will Advises

  • Will has acted for a range of clients assisting them with their engagement with blockchain technologies, including WeTransfer, ViacomCBS, Wolves Football Team, Asprey, Gymshark, Cambridge University.
  • Will also acts for a range of NFT projects as well as layer 1 blockchains including Minima.Global, NFT marketplaces such as KnownOrigin and metaverses including VaultHill and Pavia.
  • Will acts as an advisor to the World Trade Organisation, the World Economic Forum as well as an advisor to the Law Commission’s DAO panel.

Experience Highlights

  •  Assisting Minima.Global as external GC with multiple private token sales totalling over 6m in funds raised, as well as leading the team assisting with their global regulatory engagement.
  • Training the ViacomCBS global legal team, Cambridge University faculty and the entire Wetransfer team on blockchain.
  • Assisting Lionsgate and ViacomCBS with their global blockchain and NFT strategy
  • Acted for Asprey on their partnership with Bugatti for their joint NFT project
  • Multiple NFT project launches, assisting them with commercial terms and regulatory advice.
  • Assisting two premiership football teams with their fan tokens

Career History  

Previous Law firms

  • Linklaters LLP,
  • Fidal (France),
  • Foot Anstey,
  • Thrings,
  • Stephenson Law

Memberships

  •  WTO
  • WEF
  • Law Commission

Education

  • University of Southampton
  • University of Aix-Marseille
  • University of Law

Other

  • Contributor to the Law Society’s Guide to Blockchain for Lawyers

Get in touch

For further advice please contact us for a consultation.

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UK Contact

+44 (0)3330 143 401 info@gunnercooke.com
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Germany Contact

+49 30 220 131-000 centralservices@gunnercooke.de