Benjamin Faulkner > Chambers of Brian Green QC > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Chambers of Brian Green QC
Wilberforce Chambers
8 NEW SQUARE, LINCOLN'S INN
LONDON
WC2A 3QP
England

Position

Barrister practising in a range of commercial and traditional Chancery work, with a particular emphasis on property and pensions work and related professional negligence. He has a wide experience in all of chambers’ other core areas, including insolvency, company, contractual disputes, trusts, wills and probate and other private client matters, civil fraud and general commercial disputes. Recognised as ‘a strong and confident advocate who is well regarded by peers and clients’ who is ‘bright, commercial, easy to work with and responsive’.

Career

Called 2008; Lincoln’s Inn. Publications: A room with a view New Law Journal Vol 160, No 7405, pp245; editor of ‘Hill and Redman’s Law of Landlord and Tenant’ (2014 sections on Commonhold tenure, and unfair terms in tenancy agreements); ‘Butterworths Property Law Handbook’ (2013 10th Edition); ‘Quantification of release fees: principle and practice’ (2012 Development disputes: current issues for property litigators).

Memberships

Chancery Bar Association; Association of Pension Lawyers (Associate member); Property Bar Association; Bar Pro Bono Panel.

Education

Dulwich College; Gonville & Caius College, Cambridge (2007 BA Law First Class).

Lawyer Rankings

London Bar > Professional negligence

(Leading Juniors) Ranked: Tier 6

Benjamin FaulknerWilberforce ChambersExcellent communicator and both quick and bright. Very good in conference, in which he combines impressive mental agility with sensitivity to the concerns of the client. He works hard and effectively, makes a point of responding quickly and thoroughly, and is a great comfort to have on the team.

Wilberforce Chambers has ‘an excellent reputation‘ for professional negligence work. The set draws on its strength in areas including trusts, property and pensions to handle claims against professionals, ranging from accountants to construction professionals, tax and pensions advisers, and insurance brokers. Members have recently been involved in a number of solicitors’ negligence claims, with Joanna Smith QC acting on a claim against two law firms and a planning consultant relating to a proposed commercial development in George J Goff Ltd v Chaplin Farrant Ltd & Cozens-Hardy LLP, and Jonathan Seitler QC and Benjamin Faulkner acting for the defendant in Khangura v Walker Morris, a solicitors’ negligence case concerning conveyancing issues.

London Bar > Pensions

(Leading Juniors) Ranked: Tier 4

Benjamin FaulknerWilberforce ChambersExtremely bright and hardworking junior with great presence beyond his call.

London Bar > Property litigation

(Leading Juniors) Ranked: Tier 5

Benjamin Faulkner Wilberforce ChambersA fantastic junior with gravitas and a positive and engaging manner. Definitely a junior to watch over the next few years and a real superstar in the making.