Ben Summers > Chambers of Alexander Cameron QC > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Chambers of Alexander Cameron QC
Three Raymond Buildings
3 RAYMOND BUILDINGS, GRAY'S INN
LONDON
WC1R 5BH
England
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Position

Ben was called to the Bar in 1994 and, following a civil pupillage, joined QEB Hollis Whiteman where he was in independent practice for eight years. He joined white collar firm Peters & Peters in March 2003 and was appointed as a partner in 2007. In May 2009 Ben resumed independent practice at the Bar and joined Three Raymond Buildings. Ben has a practice in business crime, professional discipline, inquests & public inquiries and regulatory matters, with specialist experience in data protection enforcement and compliance issues, including corruption & bribery. He has acted in some of the largest fraud and corruption matters over recent years including LIBOR, Innospec, Oil for Food, Johnson & Johnson, Torex Retail, Vantis Tax and FH Bertling. He regularly defends in matters prosecuted by the SFO and FCA.  Ben acts for the ICO, individuals & corporates in data protection and ecommerce matters and he currently advises the FCA in an ongoing insider dealing investigation. He has appeared in numerous discipline hearings and inquests and in the Baha Mousa inquiry on behalf of the Commanding Officer of 1QLR.

Career

Called 1994; advocacy trainer for Inner Temple.

Memberships

Chairman of the Fraud Advisory Panel’s Data Protection Sub-Committee; IBA; CBA; Association of Regulatory & Disciplinary Lawyers; Fraud Lawyers Association.

Education

University of Sussex (LLB).

Lawyer Rankings

London Bar > Business and regulatory crime (including global investigations)

(Leading Juniors) Ranked: Tier 1

Ben SummersThree Raymond BuildingsA very smooth and rounded advocate, liked by judges and juries.

London Bar > Fraud: crime

(Leading Juniors) Ranked: Tier 3

Ben SummersThree Raymond BuildingsHe has a meticulous eye and is great with technical cases.

London Bar > Police law (defendant)

(Leading Juniors) Ranked: Tier 3

Ben SummersThree Raymond BuildingsVery cerebral and an effective cross-examiner.