William Tyzack

"He is particularly great at guiding clients through the most complex of multi-jurisdictional disputes."

Chambers & Partners 2021

"Charming, persuasive and has the case law at his fingertips."

Chambers & Partners 2021

"He’s very, very good and has a gravitas that is beyond his years."

Chambers & Partners

"He is particularly great at guiding clients through the most complex of multi-jurisdictional disputes."

Chambers & Partners 2021

Languages spoken: German and French

A leading junior specialising in complex financial disputes on divorce, relationship breakdown and in respect of incapacitated adults in the Court of Protection, and children cases involving complex welfare issues, relocation or abduction.

Expertise

Will has been a member of QEB since 2008 and is recommended in Chambers & Partners and Legal 500. He is instructed in equal measure in high value financial cases (divorce, cohabitation and Schedule 1) and children cases involving both welfare and international issues. He is ranked in both the matrimonial finance and children law sections of Chambers & Partners, and has appeared in a number of recent ground-breaking cases in the Supreme Court and Court of Appeal involving both financial and children work. 

Will is recognised as a specialist in international cases: divorce jurisdiction and forum disputes, international enforcement in financial and children cases, child abduction and relocation, and the protection of vulnerable adults under the inherent jurisdiction and in the Court of Protection.  He has advised solicitors on English law across many EU & worldwide jurisdictions and has provided both written and oral evidence to overseas courts in the course of foreign proceedings.  

Appointed to the Attorney General’s Panel of Special Advocates in 2018.

Member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, having qualified through IFLA in 2021.

“He's always on top of the detail, has good client care skills, and is good on his feet." "He has a calming presence with clients and is knowledgeable when it comes to international children and finance cases." "Powerful and persuasive in court.”
Chambers & Partners 2022
“Charming, persuasive and has the case law at his fingertips.”
Chambers & Partners 2021
“He is particularly great at guiding clients through the most complex of multi-jurisdictional disputes.”
Chambers & Partners 2021
“A smooth and confident advocate who draws well-earned praise from judges, opponents and clients alike.”
Legal 500 2021
“He’s very, very good and has a gravitas that is beyond his years.”
Chambers & Partners
  • First Class Honours in Geography from Oxford University (2005)
  • Graduate Diploma in Law from City University (2006)
  • Bar Vocational Course (2007)
  • LLM (UCL) Distinction (2018)
  • Middle Temple (Diplock scholarship, Harmsworth exhibition and City University scholarship)
  • Pupillage at QEB 2007-2008
  • Attorney General’s Panel of Special Advocates (2018)
  • Member of the Family Law Bar Association and CoPPA
  • Middle Temple and Western Circuit
  • MCIArb

William speaks German and French. He was brought up in Devon, to where he regularly returns. He enjoys spending time in the sea and in the mountains. 

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