Ben Summers > Chambers of James Lewis KC & Hugo Keith KC > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Chambers of James Lewis KC & Hugo Keith KC
Three Raymond Buildings
3 RAYMOND BUILDINGS, GRAY'S INN
LONDON
WC1R 5BH
England

Position

Ben Summers has a practice in business crime, professional discipline, public inquiries and inquests, and regulatory matters, with specialist experience in data protection issues.

Ben was called to the Bar in 1994 and following a civil pupillage, he joined QEB Hollis Whiteman where he was in independent practice for eight years.  He then joined leading white collar solicitors firm Peters & Peters in March 2003 and transferred to become a solicitor in November 2004; he was appointed as a partner in November 2007.  In May 2009 Ben resumed independent practice at the Bar and joined Three Raymond Buildings.

In 2019 Ben was named by the Legal 500 as the ‘Crime Junior of the Year’.  Between April 2020 and August 2021 Ben worked at Hogan Lovells LLP where he practised in the firm’s Litigation and Arbitration group; his experience working closely with his instructing solicitors means that he can provide a first class service to both his professional and lay clients.

Career

Called 1994; advocacy trainer for Inner Temple.

Memberships

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

Education

University of Sussex (LLB).