Ben Smith joined Baker McKenzie in London in 2007 and is a partner in the international trade team. He has worked in the Baker McKenzie San Francisco/Palo Alto and Brussels offices, and on secondment for Shell, British Airways and British American Tobacco. Ben’s work focuses on EU and UK export control and sanctions law, as well as anti-bribery and corruption and antitrust. Ben advises clients in a number of sectors, with particular focus on technology, energy and energy services, financial services, defence, transport and consumer goods. Ben has significant experience in advising and assisting with risk assessments, compliance programmes, investigations, licence applications, export control classification and voluntary disclosures.