William Backhouse banner
William Backhouse

William Backhouse

Chartered Legal Executive - Dispute Resolution

William Backhouse

Chartered Legal Executive - Dispute Resolution

William is a Chartered Legal Executive in the Stephen Rimmer’s Dispute Resolution Department. He has been practising civil litigation for a number of years, during which William has supported both private clients, in addition to commercial businesses.

He has helped clients with a variety of situations, from those more straightforward to others more complex, including matters such as breach of contract disputes, defamation claims and landlord and tenant disputes.

Whatever the circumstances of your case, William will provide practical guidance to assist in overcoming your situation. William has a wealth of experience in both methods of ADR and court proceedings. He will always aim to pursue the most appropriate and cost-effective solution for your dispute.

William’s many years of civil litigation experience means he can assess situations quickly and provide suitable options and recommendations to achieve the best result.

In William’s spare time, he enjoys spending valuable family time, in addition to travelling to new places, cooking, and listening to music.


William worked a large regional law firm for many years before the team at Stephen Rimmer in 2021.

Qualifications, professional memberships and accreditations

  • Chartered Legal Executive


  • Breach of contract disputes
  • Landlord and tenant disputes
  • Large debt recovery claims for both creditors and debtors
  • Forfeiture proceedings
  • Acting for and against mortgage lenders
  • Defamation claims
  • Contested probate matters