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Chambers of Mark Cannon QC

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LINCOLN'S INN, LONDON, WC2A 3RJ, ENGLAND
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Work 020 7822 2000
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Fax 020 7822 2001
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1041 LONDON CHANCERY LANE
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4 New Square (Chambers of Mark Cannon QC), Benjamin Williams QC, London, ENGLAND

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Benjamin Williams QC

Tel:
Work 020 7822 2000
Email:
4 New Square (Chambers of Mark Cannon QC)

Position

Barrister with a common law and commercial practice, specialising in insurance related litigation. Also has a special interest in consumer credit, costs and litigation funding. Reported cases include Jones v Energy Secretary [2013] 3 All ER 1014; Mulcaire v News Group [2012] Ch 435; Motto v Trafigura [2012] 1 WLR 547; Sayce v TNT [2012] 1 WLR 1261; W v Veolia Environmental Services [2012] 1 All ER (Comm) 667; Roach v Home Office [2010] QB 256; Copley v Lawn [2020] 1 All ER (Comm) 890; O’Beirne v Hudson [2010] 1 WLR 1717, Drew v Whitbread [2010] 1 WLR 1725; McCall v Poulton [2009] Lloyd’s Rep IR 454; Tankard v John Frederick Plastics [2009] 1 WLR 731; C v W [2009] 4 All ER 1129; Aehmed v LSC (2009) Times 4 May; Hall v Stone (2008) Times 1 Feb; Rogers v Merthyr Tydfil CBC [2007] 1 WLR 808; Bee v Jenson (no 2) [2007] 4 All ER 791; Bee v Jenson (no 1) [2007] Lloyd’s Rep IR 451; Garrett v Halton CBC [2007] 1 WLR 554; U v Liverpool CC [2005] 1 WLR 2657; Lagden O’Connor [2004] 1 AC 1067 King v Daltray (2004) Times 15 Jan; Hollins v Russell [2003] 1 WLR 2487; Burdis v Livsey/Clark v Ardington [2003] QB 36; Crosbie v Munroe [2003] 1 WLR 2033); The Accident Group Test Cases [2003] 1 All ER 353; and Sarwar v Alam [2002] 1WLR 125. He has also acted in major commercial mediations. Lectures extensively.

Career

Called 1994; Lincoln’s. Publications: editor White Book (2013); editor Cordery on Solicitors (2006-2013).

Member

COMBAR; PNBA.

Education

Colston’s, Bristol (1989 Foundation Scholar, London Scholar); Exeter College, University of Oxford (Stapeldon scholar, 1992 BA Modern History first class, 1996 MA); City University (1993 Diploma in Law); Inns of Court School of Law (1994 Bar Vocational Course, Inns of Court Studentship Award); Lincoln’s Inn 1992 Hardwicke Entrance Scholarship, 1992 CPE Scholarship; 1994 Major Scholarship).


London Bar

Consumer

Within: Consumer – Leading silks

Benjamin Williams QC - 4 New SquareExplains complex arguments easily.

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Costs

Within: Costs – Leading silks

Benjamin Williams QC - 4 New SquareAbsolutely first rate, both on paper and on his feet.

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