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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.

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    Inn: Inner Temple

    University: St Andrews

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    Ulterior motives and discretion in bankruptcy proceedings

    In Maud v Aabar Block SARL and another [2016] EWHC 2175 (Ch) the High Court considered the correct approach to exercising discretion in a bankruptcy petition where there was an ulterior object to the petitioners’ bringing of the petition which was also opposed by other creditors.

    22nd November 2016 Read more
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    Year of Call 2014



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