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Funds, banking and finance, corporate, insolvency and restructuring
Ben is a partner with extensive experience in investment funds, offshore capital markets and structured finance. Ben trained with Speechly Bircham in London where he qualified as an English solicitor (currently non-practising). Funds work: Ben has advised in relation to funds for groups including Groupe Alpha, Natexis, Mercapital, Scope Growth, Northzone Ventures, W.L. Ross, Bancroft Private Equity and Investors in Private Equity (all private equity1VC) and Schroders, Legal & General, Grosvenor, Goodman Group, UNITE Group plc, Catalyst and White Peak (real estate). Finance work: Ben has advised on many large securitisation, repackaging and Tier 1 capital transactions, including MTN and commercial paper programmes, for financial institutions such as HSBC, Credit Suisse International, The Royal Bank of Scotland plc, HypoVereinsbank, West LB, Erste Bank, Helaba and Deutsche Postbank AG. Ben's finance practice also includes work on high value structured finance and real estate finance transactions. What the directories say: Ben is recognised and highly ranked in 'Legal 500', 'Chambers Global', 'Who's Who Legal' 2010 and 'PLC Cross-border Investment Funds' handbook. 'Ben Robins is 'a responsive lawyer who is very constructive in finding a way around difficult issues' 'Chambers UK' Ben Robins is one of the 'big hitters in the Jersey market', 'Legal 500'.
Ben qualified as a Jersey solicitor in December 2000, became a partner of Mourant Ozannes in October 2002 and has headed the firm's global funds practice area from 2008, joined Mourant Ozannes in 1997.
Jersey Law Society; active participant in a number of finance industry working groups focussing on technical and market development projects.