William Skjøtt

William Skjøtt is experienced in all aspects of commercial and chancery disputes, with particular expertise in trusts and insolvency.

William read International Relations and Modern History at St Andrew’s University and completed his Masters in Modern History in 2007. He won the Inner Temple Inter-Varsity Moot in 2013 and convened the Magna Carta Moot in 2014 & 2015.

Prior to joining Lamb Chambers, William worked in private banking for Danske Bank in London, Luxembourg and Denmark. He has dual British/Danish nationality and has considerable commercial and business experience. William is ideally placed to work with law firms with interests in Scandinavia; he has working knowledge of Swedish and Norwegian as well as fluent Danish.

He has acted as a Board member in a Danish SME in the hospitality industry and is Chairman of a small organisation raising money for wildlife conservation.

Further information

Inn: Inner Temple

University: St Andrews


  • Bar Professional Training Course (City University London)
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Law (Oxford Brookes)
  • M.Litt Modern History (University of St Andrews)
  • MA (Hons) Modern History with International Relations (University of St Andrews)


  • Chancery Bar Association
  • Property Bar Association

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