Ben Hubble QC > Chambers of Mark Cannon QC > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Chambers of Mark Cannon QC
4 New Square

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Ben is a specialist in professional liability, regulatory and disciplinary and commercial work. Much of his work involves claims or enforcement proceedings against accountants, actuaries, auditors, directors, finance professionals and lawyers following on from corporate collapse and breakdowns of corporate governance. In addition, Ben concentrates on general commercial litigation, arbitrations, banking, insurance (particularly coverage disputes) and claims arising from the pensions industry. He is appointed as a Senior Decision Maker for the Guernsey Financial Services Commission.


Qualified 1992, Middle Temple; Silk 2009; Bencher of Middle Temple 2018.


Former chairman of the Professional Negligence Bar Association; Commercial Bar Association; Chancery Bar Association.


Wellington College, Berks; Oxford (1990 BA Hons 2(1)); City University (1991 Conversion Course).


Football, skiing, family.

Lawyer Rankings

London Bar > Professional negligence

(Leading Silks) Ranked: Tier 1

Ben Hubble QC4 New SquareHe has everything: a brilliant legal and strategic mind combined with outstanding client care skills.

London Bar > Professional disciplinary and regulatory law

(Leading Silks) Ranked: Tier 1

Ben Hubble QC4 New SquareExcellent from a technical perspective and very gentle with clients in a difficult situation.

Offering ‘great strength in depth, just as in professional negligence‘, 4 New Square‘s strength in the professional discipline work is in the white-collar professions. In addition to members being instructed in cases concerning accountants (before the ICAEW and the FRC), surveyors and insolvency practitioners, the set’s members are adept at legal regulatory matters: Ben Hubble QC represents the incoming president of the Law Society in Administrative Court proceedings after an attempt at a “private prosecution” before the Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal (SDT) was struck out. Helen Evans is also a name to note as she is instructed in high-profile disciplinary matters.

London Bar > Pensions

(Leading Silks) Ranked: Tier 3

Ben Hubble QC4 New SquareVery approachable and available to discuss points as and when they arise – a great team player and a pleasure to work with. Technically strong and with a strong appreciation of how points will be received by the court.

London Bar > Offshore

(Leading Silks) Ranked: Tier 3

Ben Hubble QC4 New SquareOne of the most user-friendly silks in the fields of accountants regulatory investigations.

London Bar > Insurance and reinsurance

(Leading Silks) Ranked: Tier 4

Ben Hubble QC4 New SquareA go-to QC for coverage claims, he is calm, detailed and decisive, as well as a first-rate analyst. He also has an excellent manner in dealing with clients facing serious claims, which reassures them that their claims will be tenaciously defended.