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Ben Summers

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Three Raymond Buildings (Chambers of Alexander Cameron QC)


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.


Called 1994; advocacy trainer for Inner Temple.


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


University of Sussex (LLB).

London Bar

Business and regulatory crime (including global investigations)

Within: Business and regulatory crime (including global investigations) – Leading juniors

Ben Summers - Three Raymond BuildingsHe performs at silk level and has been for some time.

Within: Business and regulatory crime (including global investigations)

Three Raymond Buildings is ‘a fantastic set for business crime, and very strong in depth – all members are very high quality’. The set includes members with practices ranging from corruption and insider trading through to more exotic areas such as sanctions and data protection offences. Alexander Cameron QC continues to represent Alstom Network UK, a multi-faceted corruption case, while as sole counsel, Ben Summers prosecuted an insurer in a case concerning its compelling of a policyholder to carry out a subject access request to the Criminal Records Office after it alleged that a claim was fraudulent.

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Fraud: crime

Within: Fraud: crime – Leading juniors

Ben Summers - Three Raymond BuildingsHis real strength is performing at silk-level in financial crime.

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Police law (defendant)

Within: Police law (defendant) – Leading juniors

Ben Summers - Three Raymond BuildingsHe leads a defence team by example exceptionally well.

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