Glenn’s practice covers a broad range of both corporate and personal insolvency work. Contentious work in relation to administration applications, the appointment of provisional liquidators, unlawful preferences, transactions at an undervalue, director’s misfeasance, asset recovery, declarations of beneficial interests in property, and the conduct of trustees, liquidators, receivers and administrators.
Glenn has also undertaken advisory work in relation to administrations, liquidations, voluntary arrangements and bankruptcies.
In his free time Glenn is a competitive judo player (he recently won a gold medal at the British Masters Championships 2017 in Cardiff). Glenn also enjoys Obstacle Course Racing, circuit training, skiing and generally running around after his 3 daughters.
"Very able counsel, both on his feet and on paper." "He's hugely intelligent and pleasant."
Chambers UK 2017
"Particularly good on paper, his written work is drafted fully and clearly. He's also very good on his feet when dealing with curveball questions from judges. Clients like him too as he's down to earth and speaks the client's language."
Chambers UK 2016
A junior with a broad commercial litigation practice. He scores highly with solicitors, who praise his advocacy skills.
"He is a really, really good all-rounder." "Clients like him because they know he bats really hard for them."
Chambers UK 2015
Glenn Willetts receives praise for his commercial practice. He has a particular interest in professional negligence cases. "He provides clear and commercial advice."
Chambers UK 2014
Glenn Willetts "is going from strength to strength," and is applauded for his "tenacious and well-prepared" advocacy. One interviewee described him as "a particularly dogged and aggressive combatant who does not let go in cross-examination."
Chambers UK 2013
Glenn Willetts is a ‘strong trial advocate’ and is a commercial practitioner.
Legal 500 2011
Glenn Willetts is one of ten barristers to be named in Legal Weeks' 'Stars at the Bar'. One solicitor at a top 30 firm said: "He is very good at reading judges as well as being practical and user-friendly with clients. He knows how to read any situation." Glenn Willetts is a strong junior choice for insolvency and bankruptcy.
Glenn Willetts always provides sensible, succinct advice.
Short listed for the Barrister of the Year Award at the Birmingham Law Society, Legal Awards 2008. Glenn Willetts is the rising star amongst chancery counsel in Birmingham, very commercial and prepared to state a positive opinion where others tend not to.
Midland Chancery and Commercial Bar Association.
Queen’s Mother Scholar of the Middle Temple, Major Scholarship.
Bishop Vesey’s Grammar School, Sutton Coldfield.
Birmingham University, LLB(Hons), First Class.
Pembroke College, Oxford University, BCL (Oxon), First Class
Inns of Court School of Law, London, BVC.