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Provided by Ben Valentin KC

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Ben is a commercial disputes specialist, with acknowledged expertise in disputes involving banking and finance, civil fraud, corporate transactions and company law, and insolvency and restructuring. He has extensive experience as a trial and appellate advocate, regularly appearing before the higher English courts, at all stages of proceedings. His English practice is diverse in subject-matter and often international in nature.

He is also an acknowledged specialist advocate in international arbitration, and acts as an expert on English law in civil litigation overseas.

Beyond his London practice, Ben also has significant experience as an advocate in complex offshore litigation (notably in the British Virgin Islands and the Cayman Islands).

Career

England and Wales (Call 1995; KC 2016); New York (1998); British Virgin Islands (2007).

Professional Memberships

Commercial Bar Association, Chancery Bar Association, New York State Bar Association, LCIA, CEDR Accredited Mediator.

Personal

Educated at Bedford School; Worcester College, Oxford (BA, 1992; BCL, 1993); Cornell (LLM, 1994).

Chambers Review

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Commercial Dispute Resolution - London (Bar)
3
Band 3

Ben Valentin KC


Fraud: Civil - London (Bar)
3
Band 3

Ben Valentin KC
Ben Valentin KC is a talented silk who has amassed extensive experience of handling complex cases of alleged fraud. His broad commercial practice also touches on a number of other areas including insolvency and professional negligence.


Offshore - London (Bar)
3
Band 3

Ben Valentin KC
Ben Valentin KC of Fountain Court Chambers is frequently instructed in a wide range of challenging commercial disputes. He regularly handles cases heard in the Cayman Islands, the BVI and the Channel Islands.


Banking & Finance - London (Bar)
4
Band 4

Ben Valentin KC
Ben Valentin KC has undoubted expertise in banking cases as part of a wide-ranging international commercial arbitration and commercial dispute resolution practice, and has appeared in a number of leading cases appearing for major financial clients on both the claimant and defendant sides. He is noted for his significant experience of acting in complex offshore litigation in the Cayman Islands and the British Virgin Islands in particular.


International Arbitration: General Commercial & Insurance - London (Bar)
4
Band 4

Ben Valentin KC
Ben Valentin KC handles an international arbitration practice that focuses on disputes arising in the insurance, finance, aviation and energy industries. He frequently acts on behalf of clients in the British Virgin Islands and East Asia in arbitrations governed by ICC rules.

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