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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).


England and Wales (Call 1995; QC 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.


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