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Ben Atkinson

Legal Director


Friary Court
65 Crutched Friars
London EC3N 2AE
United Kingdom

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Ben has specialised in insurance and reinsurance since 2009. In that time, he has acted for (re)insurers, brokers and policyholders in relation to disputes arising out of a wide range of lines of business including onshore and offshore energy, mining, property damage/business interruption, CAR, casualty, public and product liability, professional indemnity and ILW policies.

Ben has acted in a wide range of disputes, including dealing with subrogated claims. As well as involving litigation before both domestic and foreign courts, this experience also encompasses a significant amount of arbitration, both ad hoc and under the rules of the main governing bodies, including international arbitration under ICC, UNCITRAL and LCIA rules.

Ben also has experience working in the insurance industry having spent time on secondment to the legal department of a large international insurance and reinsurance company.

Ben is qualified in England and Wales.

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The London office is the firm's largest, with over 250 lawyers.

It offers the full range of services that HFW provides globally, with partners from the London office working closely with all the other HFW offices, as well as in many jurisdictions around the world. HFW moved to its current premises in September 2008, having previously been in nearby Lloyds Avenue for almost 100 years.

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