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Ben Gardner

London, UK Global Guide 2022 Ranked in 2 departments
Ranked in : Shipping & CommoditiesInternational Arbitration - The English Bar
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Shipping & Commodities - UK

Band 2

Ben Gardner
Ben Gardner is a well-regarded junior with a broad practice covering commodities and shipping matters as well as insurance and conflict of laws. He regularly receives direct in-house instructions from industry clients to appear in courtroom trials and confidential arbitrations.
Strengths: "He is very bright and goes the extra mile." "Ben is exceptional. He is super bright, very commercial and quick to understand client needs."
Recent work: Acted for the owner of a superyacht in Weco v Loro Piano in a jurisdiction challenge as part of a claim relating to the total loss of a superyacht during carriage.
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International Arbitration - The English Bar - Global: Multi-Jurisdictional

Band 4

Ben Gardner
Ben Gardner is adept at representing clients in arbitrations under HKIAC and ICC rules. His practice sees him routinely serving in The Hague and Paris. He has a strong track record of handling disputes concerning banking, energy and shipping.
Strengths: "He is brilliant. He will be on top of the facts and know things inside and out." "He has a fantastic reputation and he is extremely popular with clients and leaders. He has a lot of experience in heavyweight international arbitration."
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Ben has a commercial law practice, with a particular interest in commodities, shipping, energy and insurance work. He appears regularly in the High Court and appellate courts, including two Supreme Court cases (The New Flamenco [2017] 1 WLR 2581 and Versloot Dredging v HDI Gerling [2017] AC 1) and several Commercial Court decisions of note in the past year: Weco v Loro Piana [2021] 2 All ER (Comm) 383, The Miracle Hope [2021] 1 Lloyd’s Rep. 552, Marasca v Bunge [2021] EWHC 359 (Comm) and JTI Polska v Jakubowski [2021] EWHC 1465 (Comm).

Ben’s international arbitration practice encompasses a broad range of institutional rules, including recent experience of LCIA, ICC, LMAA, SIAC, HKIAC, UNCITRAL, GAFTA and FOSFA rules, and foreign-seated arbitrations in Paris, Hong Kong, Singapore and The Hague.

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Career

MA (Cantab), LLM (Cantab), LLM (Harvard)

Called 2010; Middle Temple

Professional Memberships

COMBAR; LMAA (supporting member); ICC YAF; TECBAR; Chancery Bar Association

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