Bill has been with Wilkinson Rodgers and its predecessors since 1970. Formerly Crown Solicitor for Dunedin, he now works in the fields of civil litigation, arbitration, dispute resolution and tribunal work.
A past President of the Otago District Law Society (and current member), Bill has been Lieutenant Commander of the Royal New Zealand Naval Volunteer Reserve and serves on the Armed Forces’ Court Martial Panel. He is also a member of the Youth Adventure Trust and past President of Outward Bound Otago. He lectures part-time at the University of Otago Faculty of Law, and is an examiner of commercial law.
Bill is also currently Honorary Solicitor to various organisations, a trustee of the Shacklock Charitable Trust, a Company Director and Chair of a body corporate.