Will attended Monash University and in 1977 was admitted to the Supreme Court of Victoria and the High Court of Australia.
Will was admitted to the Supreme Court of NSW in 1981 and practised in a regional Victoria and NSW until 1997 in litigation and dispute resolution.
On his return to Melbourne Will worked as in house Counsel before running his own general practice, Whitehead Summons, in the areas of property, wills, estates, and small business. He also ran specific litigation arising in those areas. In May 2021 Will joined Hicks Oakley Chessell Williams as a Consultant Lawyer.