2004 Law Scholar
Scholarship biography (at time of award)
William (Will) Heath graduated from the University of Melbourne fourth in his class of 343 with a Bachelor of Laws with First Class Honours and a Bachelor of Arts with First Class Honours and was the senior prize winner of the Governor General's Mooting Competition. After graduation, Will worked as an Articled Clerk at Mallesons Stephen Jaques.
Will was awarded the Scholarship to complete a BCL/MPhil at Magdalen College, University of Oxford.
Studied at: University of Cambridge; King's College
Will Heath practises in corporate law, focusing on public and private M&A, capital raisings and joint ventures.
Will has strong experience advising on cross-border transactions. He worked for Freshfields in Asia for four years where he advised Japanese, Chinese and multinational companies investing in the Asian region and beyond. Will advises clients in a wide range of sectors including financial services, TMT, consumer, energy/resources and agribusiness.
Will is a Senior Fellow at the Melbourne Law School where he teaches an LLM course in corporate law. He was awarded two masters degrees in law (BCL/MPhil) with highest honours from the University of Oxford, where he was a Menzies Memorial Scholar in Law.
Scholarship Year: 2004
Fields of Interest
Civil Law, Law