Ben has experience and knowledge of high-value commercial, competition and clinical negligence disputes. He has assisted in complex and often multi-jurisdictional cases involving contractual issues, fraud, intellectual property and cartels. Ben is currently undertaking his seat in the Divorce and Family department.
Ben has assisted on large, high-profile matters including:
- pursuing Visa on behalf of a group of retailers for infringing competition law
- a damages claim arising out of a cartel arrangement
- a long-running and high-value fraud case involving international parties and criminal proceedings.
2006 – 2009 – LLB (First Class Hons), Sheffield Hallam University
2007 – 2008 – ERASMUS exchange, HES School of Economics and Business, Hogeschool van Amsterdam
2010 – 2011 – Legal Assistant, Dale & Co. Solicitors, Lincoln
2011 – 2012 – LPC (Distinction), Nottingham Law School
2012 – 2019 – Paralegal, Stewarts
2019 – Trainee Solicitor, Stewarts
Accreditations and memberships
Stewarts Inclusion Committee, Leeds office representative
Ben is an avid fan of sport and has visited the Olympics, Paralympics and grands prix across Europe. He is also a Leeds United season ticket holder. Ben plays for and organises the Leeds office football team. He also loves the cinema, live comedy and reading books on politics, dystopian fiction and autobiographies.