Partner, Linklaters LLP
Ben is a partner in dispute resolution, specialising in disputes in the financial services, tech and sports sectors. His practice focuses on investigations, contentious regulatory disputes, business crime and crisis management.
In financial services, Ben has advised many significant institutions and senior individuals on Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA) and Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) investigations, enforcement actions, skilled persons reviews and supervisory action. He has also advised clients on investigations and disputes involving other authorities such as the Information Commissioner Office and the Competition and Markets Authority. He is recognised in The Legal 500 2021 as a ‘next generation partner’ for contentious financial services matters.
Ben has also advised clients on several criminal matters, including investigations by the Serious Fraud Office and the US Department of Justice. This has included advising on bribery and corruption and money laundering, including self-reports to the authorities. He has also helped lead internal investigations into cross-border tax evasion and product liability issues. He also has experience assisting clients through unannounced visits by regulators and other crises.
In addition, Ben has experience acting on a wide range of other contentious matters, including public enquiries, parliamentary select committees, High Court litigation and pre-dispute advisory work.