Ben Barrison > Forsters LLP > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Forsters LLP
31 HILL STREET
LONDON
W1J 5LS
England
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Work Department

Property Litigation

Position

Partner

Career

Ben has a wealth of experience in all aspects of property litigation from high value complex litigation to day-to-day portfolio management support issues. He has particular experience in development risk management/elimination issues such as rights to light and vacant possession strategy.

Ben provides the full range of advisory dispute resolution/avoidance services, guiding a variety of clients through both informal solutions and the formal processes of litigation, arbitration and mediation.

Ben was a Legal Director in DLA Piper’s London Property Litigation team before joining Forsters as a Partner in 2016. Ben is former chair of the Property Litigation Association’s Education Committee and a member of the Executive Committee. He regularly speaks at seminars and webinars on Property Litigation issues and has been interviewed by a major radio station about rights to light issues.

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Lawyer Rankings

London > Real estate > Property litigation

Forsters LLP‘s expertise covers forfeiture, enfranchisement disputes, rights of way, rights of light, service charge disputes and telecoms code matters. Ben Barrison recently took over as head of the property litigation practice from Natasha Rees, who is now the firm’s senior partner. Barrison is described as ‘one of the very best property litigators around – great on the law, but does not let it distract him from seeing the bigger commercial and tactical picture.’ Another reputable individual is Jonathan Ross; his specialisms lie within rent review and dilapidation claims. Anna Mullins was promoted to partner in April 2021, while the team was also recently boosted by the arrival of Julia Tobbell from Herbert Smith Freehills LLP,