Expertise

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.

Experience

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.

Career

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

Personal

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.