William Saunders

Call 1980

William Saunders prosecutes and defends, and aims to practise both equally. He has led and been led in high profile cases including murder, fraud, serious violence, drugs (dealing and importation) and sex cases.

He is a level 4 prosecutor and on the CPS Rape and Serious Sexual Abuse list.

He has been complimented for his down to earth approach and ability to develop a strong rapport with clients. While he has accumulated a wealth of experience, he takes nothing at face value.

His practice is based in the South East and he travels for his clients.


William has successfully defended and prosecuted in all areas of crime, including cases involving organised crime.

Recent articles

William Saunders secures acquittal for music director

William Saunders represented a musical director who has been acquitted of all counts of sexual activity with a child by a jury at Snaresbrook Crown Court following a 3 week trial.The prosecution case that he had groomed…

William Saunders

William Saunders in celebrity niece rape case

William Saunders prosecutes Matthew Thomas at Lewes Crown Court who is accused of raping the married niece of a 'global superstar'. 

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Regulated by the Bar Standards Board (BSB)

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  • LLB (Birmingham)

  • Criminal Bar Association

  • French
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