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Browne Jacobson LLP

Work Department

Insurance and Public Risk


Ben is an accomplished Partner Barrister working in the firm’s in-house advocacy team since his call to the Bar in 2008.          

He routinely appears in court to conduct trials, coroner’s inquests and to prosecute on behalf of government regulatory agencies at various tribunals. He is adept at drafting court pleadings, advising on issues of liability and quantum in personal injury matters, and handling complex civil procedure applications.

He has had considerable success in employer and public liability matters in court and has also achieved notable victories defending against credit hire claims. He is additionally experienced in dealing with costs matters, particularly in challenging the recovery of after the event insurance premiums.

Ben’s education practice also extends to prosecution on behalf of the National College for Teaching & Leadership; and advising and advocating at all levels of Tribunal in respect to Special Educational Needs and Disability Discrimination matters.


Ben was previously a Director of a small self-start business enterprise


  • Employment Law Bar Association – member
  • Enthuse Visual Media Ltd – director


  • Fully qualified Barrister – September 2011
  • MA (Cantab)
  • Bar Vocational Course – called to the bar October 2008
  • LLB
  • Graduate Diploma – Law
  • BA (Hons) – Theology

Lawyer Rankings

London > Dispute resolution > Professional discipline

(Next Generation Partners)

Ben BentleyBrowne Jacobson LLP

Browne Jacobson LLP stands out for its high-volume advice to the Teaching Regulation Agency; the team also regularly assists NHS England with regulatory matters involving the Performers Lists. Nottingham’s Fiona Butler has a broad professional disciplinary practice in education, healthcare, construction and surveying, while Ros Foster in London advises statutory and non-statutory bodies on all aspects of disciplinary matters. Also key to the team are Manchester-based Gerard Hanratty and recently promoted partner Ben BentleySamantha Paxman and Louisa Atkin in Nottingham were made senior associates.