Ben Longworth


Ben advises corporate clients, institutions and individuals on a wide range of contentious matters. His practice includes disputes arising out of commercial contracts and employment relationships, professional negligence, civil fraud and judicial review. He has experience of all stages of the litigation process, from initial pre-action advice up to trial, and of alternative forms of dispute resolution such as mediation.

Ben’s recent experience includes:

  • Advising on claims against banks and fund managers for negligent investment advice;
  • Acting on a number of disputes involving breaches of employees' and directors' restrictive covenants and misuse of confidential information, including applications for injunctive relief;
  • Advising on a multi-million pound professional negligence claim against a solicitor arising out of advice on a tax mitigation scheme;
  • Taking a judicial review decision to the Court of Appeal; and
  • Advising an international broadcaster on a complex dispute arising out of various broadcasting rights agreements.

Articles Ben has written include:

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Ben is a member of the Schools Group and advises schools on a range of contentious matters including contractual disputes, parent disputes and claims arising out of allegations of historic sexual abuse.

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Related Briefings

08 September 2014 Questions of Capacity Adam Carvalho
22 August 2014 Shepherd v. Fox Williams LLP and others Ben Longworth
19 August 2014 Inn the Field of Play - August 2014 Udo Onwere
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Ben Longworth

Contact details

Tel:  +44 (0)20 3375 7000
Fax: +44 (0)20 3375 7544

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Trained at Farrer & Co; qualified as a solicitor in September 2008 and became an Associate in 2012.


Bristol University and The College of Law, Guildford.