What can Ben do for you?
Ben is a senior associate in the litigation team.
Ben specialises in estate, trust and will disputes. His experience includes: probate claims, claims under the Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975, the construction and rectification of wills and trusts, breach of trust claims and removal claims. Many of his cases are of high value and have international elements.
He also has wide experience of commercial and corporate litigation, with a particular emphasis on shareholder disputes. He also helps clients to resolve reputation management issues and acted for the successful applicants in Parris v Ajayi  EWHC 285 (QB) in which the Court struck out a malicious falsehood claim in the employment context.
What do others say?
Testimonials in Legal 500 (2023) describe Ben as "a very robust litigator with depth and breadth of subject knowledge to match" and as "extremely clever". Ben's team is ranked in Tier 1 for contentious trusts and probate in the North West.
What else should you know?
Ben completed a secondment at the Children's Investment Fund Foundation, which is the world’s largest philanthropy that focuses specifically on improving children’s lives.