Benjamin Wood > Chambers of Mark Cannon QC > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Chambers of Mark Cannon QC
4 New Square
LINCOLN'S INN
LONDON
WC2A 3RJ
England

Living Wage

Position

Practises in all core areas of chambers’ work, with a particular interest in commercial and property related matters and those involving a complex financial element. Recent instructions include several high value solicitors’ and valuers’ negligence claims involving alleged breaches of FSMA, architects’ negligence, various fraud claims (involving deceit, conspiracy, undue influence and Section 423 of the Insolvency Act 1986) and an offshore claim relating to the alleged maladministration of an investment scheme. Reported cases include Newcastle Airport v Eversheds [2014] 2 All ER 728 and [2013] PNLR 5, Jumani v Mortgage Express [2013] EWHC 1571 (Ch) and [2012] EWCA Civ 1544. Recent trials include a 5-day solicitors’ negligence claim (currently in the Court of Appeal) and Thompson v Foy [2010] 1 P&CR 16. Ben is also an advocacy trainer for Lincoln’s Inn and sits as a Deputy District Judge. Previously a corporate finance adviser at NM Rothschild & Sons.

Career

Called 2005; Lincoln’s Inn.

Languages

French.

Memberships

PNBA; COMBAR; CLBA.

Education

Sevenoaks School; St John’s College, Oxford (1999 BA Hons Lit Hum).

Leisure

Skiing, scuba diving and travel.

Lawyer Rankings

London Bar > Professional negligence

(Leading Juniors) Ranked: Tier 3

Benjamin Wood4 New SquareHe has excellent judgement and he is a first-rate advocate.