William Sneddon joined Chambers in October 2018 as a first six pupil, having previously acquired a range of specialist experience in criminal law. During his first six months, he received a Bursary Award for Excellence in Advocacy from the Criminal Bar Association.
Prior to commencing pupillage, William spent a year working for a boutique law firm in Malaysia, drafting submissions that were instrumental in achieving the exoneration of death row inmates charged with either murder or drug trafficking. He also spent 9 months in the US assisting with the investigation and preparation of capital defence cases and spent a year practising civil advocacy during his time as a County Court Advocate.
William completed his undergraduate law degree at King’s College London in 2012 and the BPTC LLM at Northumbria University in 2016. He received a distinction in his LLM. During his studies, he was awarded an Exhibition Award, an Internship Award, and the Ede and Ravenscroft Prize by Inner Temple.
William is now available for instruction to prosecute and defend in the Youth Court, Magistrates’ Court, and Crown Court. He is a Grade 1 Prosecutor.