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Year of Call: 1993


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Clerk: Michael Ireland

Clerk: Luke Clark


Bridget specialises in commercial Chancery litigation with an emphasis on all aspects of company disputes (including share and/or business sale agreements, shareholder disputes, unfair prejudice petitions, joint ventures, directors’ duties) and insolvency (personal or corporate, contested administrations, officeholder claims) but also extending to professional negligence and property-related disputes.  Although her primary focus is on commercial Chancery matters, Bridget regularly advises and represents clients in cases involving property and trust-related elements.

Bridget is former joint editor of the insolvency chapter of the Landlord and Tenant Factbook and gives seminars in her fields of practice.  She has been a contributor to Practical Law’s Restructuring and Insolvency “Questions for Counsel”.

  • She holds the court’s attention, and is commercially savvy as well as technically knowledgeable

    Leading Junior, Insolvency, Legal 500 2016
  • She is a pleasure to deal with and provides well-considered advice.

    Legal 500 2017
  • Great at mastering really complex detail.

    Legal 500, 2019
  • She has an understated gravitas, which is very effective and persuasive.

    Leading Junior, Insolvency, Legal 500 2018
  • She has good commercial acumen, and gives clear and concise advice.

    Legal 500, 2015
  • Her advocacy skills make her a formidable opponent; she is an excellent barrister.

    Legal 500, 2014
  • Bridget Williamson is an effective advocate who provides decisive and responsive advice.

    Legal 500, 2013

Practice Areas

Significant Cases

Career and Associations

Oxford University (First Class Honours, Modern Languages)

Practised as a solicitor, Hong Kong and London

Called to the Bar (Lincoln’s Inn) 1993

Chancery Bar Association member