Bill Waddington

Council member for Criminal Defence

Date elected to councilJan 2016

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Director of Williamsons, Bill Waddington has over 30 years' experience in dealing with all manner of cases within the criminal justice system.

Bill is the head of the Williamsons defence advocacy department specialising in crime.

Over the years, he has dealt with hundreds of such cases in many courts around the country.

In addition to his specialism in crime, Bill is frequently instructed in road traffic matters and regulatory work.

This involves defending individuals, businesses and companies in investigations and prosecutions brought against them by a range of government agencies such as HM Revenues and Customs, the Health and Safety Executive, DEFRA, the Environment Agency and local authorities.

Bill has been active in the Criminal Law Solicitors Association and the Crime Contracts Consultative Group.

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Area of practice

Criminal litigation; regulation

Languages spoken

English and French