What can Ben do for you?
Ben is a senior associate in the litigation team.
His commercial litigation practice includes complex contract and shareholder disputes.
His estate, trust and will disputes practice 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 in this area have international elements.
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.
Ben is also ranked as an associate to watch for private wealth disputes in Chambers High Net Worth (2023) where he is described as "very good, charming, knowledgeable and active".
What else should you know?
Ben completed a secondment at the Children's Investment Fund Foundation, which is the world’s largest philanthropic organisation that focuses specifically on improving children’s lives.