Ben Smitten > Chambers of P Mendelle QC, G Carter-Stephenson QC & J Dein QC > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Chambers of P Mendelle QC, G Carter-Stephenson QC & J Dein QC
25 Bedford Row
LONDON
WC1R 4HD
England

Living Wage

Position

Ben has 20 years’ experience at the highest level of criminal proceedings from pre-charge written advice to appellate advocacy. Ben has experience in criminal defence, private prosecutions and inquests. For almost a decade Ben has been instructed on a private basis in relation to all levels of alleged criminality and at all stages of criminal proceedings including the pre-charge stage, pre-trial applications and fully contested trials. His phenomenal results and level of instruction are testament to his work rate and winning strategies

Ben is a specialist criminal defence advocate and adviser with particular expertise in defending serious and organised crime, large-scale fraud, regulatory proceedings, inquests and homicide (from multiple murders to corporate manslaughter).

Ben has been regularly and privately instructed by London’s leading firms to privately represent a range of individuals from company directors (from multiple jurisdictions), foreign nationals, doctors, police officers, professional sports persons and ultra-high net worth individuals. 

His work rate, ability and experience in defending in large scale, serious and complex criminal cases is unrivalled. He is committed, extremely hard working and determined.

Career

Called 1999.

Memberships

Criminal Bar Association; Young Fraud Lawyers Association; Middle Temple.

Education

University of Bristol (1996 LLB); London School of Economics (1998 LLM); ICSL (1999 BVC).

Lawyer Rankings

London Bar > Crime

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Ben Smitten



25 Bedford Row



A canny tactician with sound judgement.