Partner, Beale and Company


Will specialises in non-contentious development, construction and engineering, and infrastructure matters in the UK and internationally (particularly the Middle East and Africa).

He has particular expertise in the highways and rail sectors, and advises on a wide range of other areas including education, health, hotels, offices, retail, mixed user commercial/retail and residential developments, stadia, data centres, airports, marine, water and energy.

Will is a registered solicitor in England and Wales (Law Society) and a registered legal consultant in Dubai (The Government of Dubai Legal Affairs Department). He shares his time between Beale & Company’s London and Dubai offices.

Will is ranked as a leading lawyer in both Chambers UK 2015 and Legal 500. Chambers UK 2015 states that “Will Buckby 'works tirelessly to ensure that the service provided across the company is second to none’... He specialises in non-contentious matters, increasingly acting for clients in the Middle East”.

Recent notable projects include: advising in relation to the Wessex Alliance railway improvement scheme (scheme for bringing Waterloo International Terminal back into use for domestic train services; and alterations to the track, signalling, communications, buildings and civils infrastructure on the Wessex Route); advising one of the largest contractors in the Gulf in relation to its tender for the Oman National Rail Project, Segment 1; and advising the sponsor in relation to the engineering, procurement and construction of a 90 TPH cement grinding and packaging plant in Maputo, Mozambique.

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+44 (0) 20 7469 0400

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