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Farrer & Co | Ben Amoah, Associate

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  • Dispute Resolution

Ben is a specialist commercial litigator. He advises a variety of clients from private businesses and subsidiaries of public companies to sports organisations. Ben advises both claimants and defendants on all aspects of commercial litigation and dispute resolution.

Ben combines a determined calm demeanour with a pragmatic and robust approach to all his work.

Ben is an associate in the Disputes Resolution team, with specialist expertise in commercial litigation.

Ben recognises that each dispute requires a unique approach and he enjoys the challenge of providing advice to fit the situation or needs of the client. He is able to adapt his approach to each situation, whether it requires assertiveness or a pragmatic, conciliatory approach.

Ben has advised on complex commercial contract disputes, shareholder disputes, high value debt recovery, enforcement of foreign judgments and awards, and restrictive covenant/licence disputes. Recently, he helped a high profile sports organisation achieve a long term Licence Agreement after years of disputes and uncertainty. This result avoided a lengthy and expensive litigation for the client.  

Ben's clients include The European PGA Tour, the Kennel Club Limited and high profile individuals and businesses (of varying sizes).

Ben takes pleasure in building long-term relationships. Clients and colleagues appreciate his dedication, tenacity and clarity, even when faced with the most complex of situations. He sets very high standards of himself and is not satisfied until he has achieved the best possible outcome for his clients.

Expertise

  • Independent survey feedback:

    “Ben Amoah shows that he can handle the demands of a large scale fraud dispute. He’s pugnacious and determined to stick up for his clients.” (In House/Third Party)

    "He has maturity beyond his years and is very bright. He can cope with huge amounts of work in complicated and demanding situations. He copes with all these things with irrepressible good humour. You can chuck anything at him and he’ll deal with it. He’s a leader for the future – I’d certainly back him hard. He was the coolest at first from a large team on the other side.”

     

  • Ben is a member of the London Solicitors Litigation Association and the Black Solicitors Network.

    Ben is a professional mentor with IntoUniversity, a charity which helps promising youngsters from low-income backgrounds into university.

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