Ben Davies > Chambers of Ruth Henke KC > Cardiff, Wales > Lawyer Profile

Chambers of Ruth Henke KC
30 Park Place Chambers
CF10 3BS


Ben specialises exclusively in personal injury work, representing both claimants and defendants. He has particular experience in dealing with Employers Liability, Public Liability and Road Traffic Accidents and undertakes an increasing amount of high value work often involving brain and spinal injuries as well as orthopaedic injuries causing post-traumatic degenerative change, joint replacement or resulting in Complex Regional Pain Syndrome. Ben’s practice is now exclusively Multi track and he is regularly instructed to draft complicated Schedules of Loss and attend Costs and Case Management Hearings and is often consulted in relation to preparation of Costs Budgets. He also undertakes CICA Appeals and Coroners Inquests.

Ben has spent the last 15 years undertaking personal injury work as a result of which he is able to identify the main issues in a case very quickly. He has a good manner with clients and is easy to work with. Over the years he has developed a practice that is built around repeat instructions from a number of local and national solicitors many of whom send him all of the work that they have in South Wales. He also receives repeat instructions from some of the largest personal injury firms in the country. Ben is flexible in the way that he works and willing to travel to suit the client, often undertaking conferences at solicitors offices and occasionally at clients homes or business premises. Ben is willing to work to fixed fees or charge by the hour.


Called 1999; Lincoln’s Inn. Pupil supervisor. Deputy District Judge (Civil).


French and Spanish.


Monmouth School; University of East Anglia; Universite Jean Moulin (Lyon III), Lyon, France; Inns of Court School of Law, London. LLB Law with French Law and Language; BVC.


Watching football/rugby, playing tennis, spending time with family.

Lawyer Rankings

Regional Bar > Wales and Chester Circuit > Personal injury

(Leading Juniors)Ranked: Tier 1

Ben Davies30 Park Place ChambersBen is a talented barrister with exceptional knowledge in the area of personal injury. An accomplished advocate who makes a substantial impact upon every case he is instructed on.’

30 Park Place Chambers is known as a ‘very good chambers for personal injury‘ by clients. Lloyd Williams KC is ‘an excellent advocate‘ and his recent instructions involve cases of severe spinal and head injuries. Team head Ben Davies is ‘very thorough and leaves no stone unturned‘, and acts for claimants and defendants in multi-track claims. The ‘passionate and dedicatedSam Aynsley is also recommended for cases involving injuries suffered abroad.

Regional Bar > Wales and Chester Circuit > Clinical negligence

(Leading Juniors)Ranked: Tier 1

Ben Davies30 Park Place Chambers