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FOUNTAIN COURT, TEMPLE, LONDON, EC4Y 9DH, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7583 3335
Fax:
Fax 020 7353 0329
DX:
5 LONDON CHANCERY LANE
Email:
Web:
www.fountaincourt.co.uk
London, Singapore

Ben Lynch

Tel:
Work +44 (0)20 7583 3335
Email:
Fountain Court Chambers (Fountain Court Chambers)

Work Department

Commercial Dispute Resolution, Insurance, Professional Negligence and Telecommunications.

Position

Very high value political risk insurance, D&O, professional indemnity and other insurance cases [2019] Weatherley v Weatherley [2018] EWHC 3201 (Ch); Snoras v Antonov and Others [2018] EWHC 887 (Comm); XYZ v Travelers [2018] EWCA Civ 1099; Teva v AstraZeneca [2017] EWHC 1852 (Comm); Redman v Zurich Insurance Plc [2018] 1 W.L.R. 280; AIG v ILP LLP [2017] UKSC 18; [2017] 1 W.L.R. 116; Maccaferri Ltd v Zurich Insurance PLC [2016] EWCA Civ 1302; [2017] Lloyd’s Rep. I.R. 200; Cape Distribution Ltd v Cape Intermediate Holdings Plc [2016] EWHC 1786 (QBD); JRT v RWL [2015] EWHC 1069 (QB); Lyons v Fox Williams LLP [2016] EWHC 2427 (QB); Godiva v Travelers: high value insurance aggregation dispute; BT v Ofcom “Ethernet” case [2014] CAT 14; BT v Ofcom “PPC” case [2012] EWCA Civ 1051; Nouri v. ... (A Firm) [2010] 50 EG 64, Sephton limitation issues: successful on own in Court of Appeal; Flexsys America L.P. v. XL Insurance Company Limited [2010] Lloyd’s Rep. IR 132; ERC Frankona v. American National [2006] Lloyd Rep IR 157.

Career

MacGillivray on Insurance Law, first supplement to 14th Edition (2019), 14th Edition (2018), 13th Edition (2015), first supplement to 13th Edition (2016), second supplement to 13th Edition (2017), second supplement to 12th Edition (2014), first supplement to 12th Edition (2013), 12th Edition (2012) and 2nd Supplement to 11th Edition (2011); “Discriminate without prejudice” (2004) 154 NLJ 1038; “Pleading Fraud: the Insurer's Alternative” (2004) 154 NLJ 502 with Andrew Burns; and “What will happen to the QC Clause in Insurance Contracts if the rank of QC is abolished?” Corporate Counsel Magazine 2003.

Languages

French

Member

LCLCBA (committee member), PNBA (previously committee member), COMBAR, Bar Pro Bono Unit.

Education

Astbury Scholar, Middle Temple. Columbia Law School, LLM (Stone Scholar). Inns of Court School of Law (Very Competent). Balliol College, Oxford, BA (Hons) Law (Top First in College, Paton Scholar).

Leisure

Family, fly fishing, proper sports, modern art, opera.


London Bar

Commercial litigation

Within: Leading Juniors

Ben Lynch - Fountain Court ChambersHe is a total star and bound to take silk before long.

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Insurance and reinsurance

Within: Leading Juniors

Ben Lynch - Fountain Court ChambersAn outstanding junior.

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Professional negligence

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Ben Lynch - Fountain Court ChambersA brilliant junior.

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