Ben advises clients in the energy and natural resources industry at both the contractual and dispute resolution stage. His experience includes advising on indemnities, liquidated damages, consequential loss, force majeure, design & construction, delay, disruption and prevention, termination, refund guarantees warranties and change orders, off-hire, liens and laytime and UKCS offshore decommissioning.
He advises on EPC, EPIC and FIDIC based contracts, turnkey and bespoke contracts for shipbuilding, offshore construction and repair & renewal of FPSOs, drillships, jack-ups, semi-subs, transporters, installation of on & offshore oil & gas pipelines and monopiles for the renewables wind sector, as well as the variety of allied contracts and charterparties used by the offshore energy industry, including LOGIC’s Mobile Drilling Rigs contract and BIMCO’s Heavycon and Towcon.
Ben’s science background is of major benefit to clients during large-scale, technically and legally complex disputes in the English High Court and international arbitration (including LCIA, LMAA).
What you may not know about Ben
Natural History, Walking (London LOOP, Capital Ring, London Marathon 2018, Coast-to-coast), Cooking, Wine (Wine & Spirits Education Trust, Level 3 Advanced Certificate, Distinction).