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Work 020 3375 7000
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32 LONDON CHANCERY LANE
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www.farrer.co.uk

Ben Longworth

Tel:
Work 020 3375 7000
Email:
Web:
www.farrer.co.uk/people/Ben-Longworth/
Farrer & Co

Work Department

Disputes

Position

Ben advises corporate clients, institutions and individuals on a wide range of contentious matters. His practice includes disputes arising out of commercial contracts and employment relationships, professional negligence, civil fraud and judicial review. He has experience of all stages of the litigation process, from initial pre-action advice up to trial, and of alternative forms of dispute resolution such as mediation.

Ben has particular experience of claims against banks and fund managers for negligent investment advice and of the complex issues surrounding the quantification of damages in those claims. He has also advised on a number of disputes involving breaches of directors' fiduciary duties and restrictive covenants and allegations of misuse of confidential information, including applications for injunctive relief.

Career

Trained at Farrer & Co; qualified as a solicitor in September 2008 and became an Associate in 2012.

Member

Association International des Jeunes Avocats (AIJA), London Solicitors Litigation Association

Education

Bristol University and The College of Law, Guildford.


London: Dispute resolution

Commercial litigation

Within: Commercial litigation

With almost all of its work involving international dimensions, Farrer & Co's 'great corporate and commercial litigation practice' has a particular emphasis on cases involving complex company structures and asset holdings, shareholder disputes and cross-border commercial contracts. The practice acted for RP Explorer Master Fund in the Commercial Court in its $80m claim against multiple defendants, which arose out of its investments on the Luxembourg Stock Exchange. Adrian Parkhouse heads the team, which includes Kate Allass, Jeremy Gordon, Toby Graham, Ben Longworth and Charlotte Fraser . The key senior associates are Ben Longworth and Jolyon Connell. John Wilkinson joined from Stephenson Harwood.

With almost all of its work involving international dimensions, Farrer & Co's 'great corporate and commercial litigation practice' has a particular emphasis on cases involving complex company structures and asset holdings, shareholder disputes and cross-border commercial contracts. The practice acted for RP Explorer Master Fund in the Commercial Court in its $80m claim against multiple defendants, which arose out of its investments on the Luxembourg Stock Exchange. Adrian Parkhouse heads the team, which includes Kate Allass, Jeremy Gordon, Toby Graham, Ben Longworth and Charlotte Fraser . The key senior associates are Ben Longworth and Jolyon Connell. John Wilkinson joined from Stephenson Harwood.

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