“Ben is a great guy to work with, he understands the law but is approachable and realistic. He makes difficult situations manageable by staying focused on the outcome his client wants"

Ted Flanagan

Head of Employment Law, Gosschalks Solicitors


I have fee earning experience as well as professional support/knowledge management and people management experience in private practice, package holiday retail companies, insurer owned ABSs and everything in between. If you need a locum who is well versed in all aspects of Dispute Resolution, including some of those off the beaten track, then give me a call.

I also act as a Private FDR Judge giving (non-binding) indications and assisting you to reach an early resolution; please see here for details.

Minerva Legal Limited

“Ben is very enthusiastic and knowledgeable in a wide range of areas of law. Ben's vast experience has certainly benefitted him in his work. He is committed to giving each client a high class service. I have always found Ben to have been extremely friendly and trustworthy and would certainly want him on my side if I were a client!"

Jannina Beckett

Sole Practitioner, Jaycon Legal Solicitors



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Solicitor & Director

Ben has been a Solicitor across the full breadth of dispute resolution practice working both in private practice and in house for FTSE listed PLCs, working as a trusted advisor to both Claimants and Defendants. He began working in the law in 2006 and has had an exclusive dispute resolution practice since this point, aside from the prescribed non litigious training seats. His practice has covered Personal Injury and Disease, general Civil and Commercial Litigation / ADR, and Travel and Tourism Law. Most recently as a freelance advocate Ben has been on his feet almost every day around the north acting for claimants and defendants in a wide range of interim and final hearings.

Ben also sits as a Deputy District Judge on the North Eastern Circuit and was previously a Specialist Disability Qualified Member in the Social Entitlement Chamber of the First Tier Tribunal.

“Finding someone to put your absolute trust in is not easy. Ben has that ability. Always sincere and professional he can quickly assess situations and openly discuss options and outcomes. If you want someone to 'get stuck in' Ben will"

Jonathan Smith

Director, LemonCherry Limited