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Bartlett, Will

Will Bartlett


*Foreign Qualified, Admitted in Australia

Direct Tel: +44 20 7653 2073, Direct Fax: +44 20 7653 2100
Tel: +44 20 7653 2000 Fax: +44 20 7653 2100

Will Bartlett is an associate in Quinn Emanuel’s London office. He joined the firm in 2019. His practice encompasses complex commercial litigation, financial litigation and arbitration. He has a particular focus on banking and financial litigation, including experience related to securitisations, disputes involving derivatives and advising fund clients on issues arising under ISDA documentation.

Prior to joining the firm, Will worked as a solicitor at a top-tier Australian law firm where he gained exposure to a range of commercial disputes and advised on contentious financial regulatory matters. He is admitted as a solicitor of both the Supreme Court of New South Wales and the High Court of Australia.

Will graduated from the University of Tasmania with First Class Honours in law and was ranked in second place in the class of 2016. During his undergraduate studies he received seven academic prizes, including for the top student in first- and second- year and ranking first in four subjects. He went on to pursue a master’s law degree at the University of Oxford, completing the BCL with Distinction in 2019. On the BCL he specialised in English private law, including commercial remedies, commercial banking and finance law, and restitution of unjust enrichment.

  • Wadham College, University of Oxford
  • (Bachelor of Civil Law, Distinction, 2019)
    • Sir Henry Baker Memorial Fellowship
    • Burke Scholarship
    • King’s College London: Australian Bicentennial Scholarship
  • University of Tasmania
  • (B.A., International Relations, 2016)
  • (LL.B., First Class Honours, 2016)
    • University of Tasmania Law Review:
      • Student Editor, 2016
    • Journal of Law, Information and Science:
      • Student Editor, 2015
    • Sir Harry Gibbs Constitutional Moot Court:
      • National Semi-Finalist Team, 2015
  • Supreme Court of New South Wales
  • High Court of Australia
    Admitted in Australia only (practicing under the direct supervision of a member of The Bar of England and Wales)
  • Valve v ACCC: welcome guidance on the meaning of “carrying on business within Australia” under the Australian Consumer Law — however, questions remain about this concept under other Acts’ Inhouse Counsel – Volume 22(10) 2018
  • The raised spectre of silencing ‘political’ and ‘environmental’ protest: Will the High Court find the Workplaces (Protection from Protesters) Act 2014 (Tas) impermissibly infringes the constitutionally implied freedom of political communication in Brown v The State of Tasmania? University of Tasmania Law Review: Volume 36(1) (2017)
  • D’Arcy v Myriad Genetics Inc [2015] HCA 35: The plurality’s new factorial approach rearticulates the question asked in NRDC’ Journal of Law, Information and Science: Volume 24(1) (2016)
  • Common Law in the Age of Statutes – The Equity of the Statute’ University of Tasmania Law Review – Volume 34(2) 2016