Glenn Willetts

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Glenn’s practice covers claims acting for and against a number of professionals (including engineers, architects, insurance brokers, builders and solicitors).
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.
“His written advice was impressive; it was comprehensive, very thorough and got to the heart of the issues.”
Chambers UK 2021
“A methodical and clear advocate.”
Chambers UK 2020
“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
Notable Cases
McBride v. UK Insurance Limited [2017] EWCA Civ 144
test case credit hire appeal concerning the correct test to be applied in respect of the assessment of Basic Hire Rates, including a successful appeal in respect of the issue of a hirer’s entitlement to hire from a credit hire company with a nil hire excess position.
Savills (UK) Limited v. Blacker [2017] EWCA Civ 68
successful appeal to the Court of Appeal in respect of the correct contractual interpretation of an estate agency contract.
Edkins v. Hopkins [2016] EWHC 2542
estates case concerning a challenge to the validity of a will on the grounds of lack of testamentary capacity, want of knowledge and approval and undue influence.
Bir Holdings v. Mehta [2014] EWHC 3903 (Ch)
care home shares sales dispute including numerous claims of breaches of warranty.
Walden v. Atkins [2013] EWHC 1387 (Ch)
constructive trusts and proprietary estoppel case concerning a bankrupt’s estate.
Wallbank v. Price [2007] EWHC 3001
trusts dispute and defences of duress and undue influence.
In the matter of TT Industries Limited and in the matter of Fibaflo Industries Limited (2006) BCC 372
application to extend the period of an administration order in respect of a company after the expiry of the statutory period, the provisions of the Insolvency Act 1986 Sch.B1 para.77(1)(b)
Ian Wilson (HMIT) v. Stephen Clayton [2004] EWCA Civ 1657 (2005) STC 157 (2005) IRLR 108
test case as to the meaning of benefit in kind within section 154 of the Income and Corporation Taxes Act 1988.
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.