Masters of the Bench
William Flenley Esq QC
Full Title: William Flenley Esq QCCategory: Ordinary Bencher
Bench Call Date: 25.11.2014
Call Date: 22.11.1988
William Flenley was called to the Bar in 1988 and took silk in 2010. He practises from Hailsham Chambers, where he is involved in litigation, arbitration and mediation in the fields of professional liability and insurance law. He is an accredited mediator. In December 2012 he was elected for two years as Chairman of the Professional Negligence Bar Association.
With Tom Leech QC he has co-authored three editions of Flenley & Leech, Solicitors’ Negligence and Liability (3rd ed., 2012). In Professional Negligence and Liability (2000), he co-wrote the discussion of causation and damages with Harvey McGregor QC. He was Assistant General Editor of the Lloyd’s Reports: Professional Negligence, a contributor to Cordery on Legal Services and co-author of a book on freezing orders, The Mareva Injunction and Anton Piller Order (1993). In Chambers he takes an interest in diversity and management issues. During pupillage he was a part-time lecturer in law at the London School of Economics.
William is married with two children. Since 1990 he has been on the board of first Bondway and then Thames Reach, charities for the homeless in London.