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Addleshaw Goddard

3 SOVEREIGN SQUARE, SOVEREIGN STREET, LEEDS, LS1 4ER, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 0113 209 2000
Fax:
Fax 0113 209 2060
DX:
12004 LEEDS
Email:
Web:
www.addleshawgoddard.com
Addleshaw Goddard, Bill Gilliam, Leeds, ENGLAND

Bill Gilliam

Tel:
Work 0113 209 2442
Email:
Addleshaw Goddard

Work Department

Commercial litigation dispute resolution.

Position

Bill is a partner in the commercial dispute resolution/litigation team. He specialises in heavyweight disputes. He has particular expertise in the management and resolution of procurement challenges, major IT project disputes, claims arising from the sale and purchase of businesses, contract terminations and the resolution of large scale business-critical supply/JV disputes. Bill has over 20 years’ experience in litigation and arbitration, together with all forms of alternative dispute resolution (ADR), including expert determination, negotiation and mediation. He acts for national and international clients and has considerable experience of advising both private and public bodies in a range of sectors, including health, transport, utilities, retail and technology. Examples of Bill’s recent experience include: acting for a wide variety of contracting authorities and utilities, as well as bidder clients on procurement challenges and achieving successful outcomes, by way of negotiation, strike out/summary judgment and swift partial re-run; advising ‘behind the scenes’ on highly sensitive procurement issues; assisting IT suppliers and customer organisations on resolving large scale disputes with IT outsourcing, changes in specification/scope, project delivery delays and performance failures, using escalated dispute resolution processes, negotiation, mediation, expert determination, arbitration and court proceedings; advising private and public sector organisations on complex and/or critical issues, including the management, renegotiation, default and termination of major contractual relationships; resolving high value completion account and warranty claims; dealing with several high profile judicial reviews in a number of sectors.

Career

Commercial dispute resolution/litigation partner, Eversheds LLP January 1994-December 2013 (20 years); commercial dispute resolution/litigation partner, Addleshaw Goddard LLP, January 2014 to present.

Member

Society of Computers and Law; Procurement Lawyers Association.

Education

Leeds Grammar School; Manchester Metropolitan University (Law, 2.1 hons).

Leisure

Family, running, Krav Maga.

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