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Ben Bury


Ben is a specialist construction lawyer with over 17 years' experience, advising clients in relation to disputes arising out of complex and high value construction projects.

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Ben is a specialist construction lawyer with over 17 years' experience, advising clients in relation to disputes arising out of complex and high value construction projects.

Ben has been based in Asia since 2011 and has advised on some of the largest and most significant projects in the region. This includes the construction of multi-billion dollar onshore and offshore oil and gas facilities, power plants, underground railways and tunneling projects, ports, roads, refineries, mines and processing plants, and reclamation works. Ben has worked for or against corporations or on projects connected to almost every country in Asia-Pacific including China, Hong Kong, South Korea, Japan, India, Bangladesh, Thailand, Vietnam, Malaysia, Indonesia, the Philippines, Singapore, and Australia.

Ben is ranked as one of the leading construction lawyers in Hong Kong by Chambers Asia Pacific 2022. Ben is also recognised in the Doyles 2021 listing of leading Hong Kong Construction & Infrastructure Litigation Lawyers, who have been identified by clients and peers for their expertise and abilities in these areas. In 2021, at the age of 38, Ben was recognised in Asian Legal Business’ annual ‘40 Under 40’, which profiles 40 of the most accomplished lawyers in Asia under the age of 40.

Highly recommended by the independent directories that review the legal market, Ben is praised as being " an excellent young construction lawyer " who " doesn’t stop until he really understands the technical issues. Great manner – approachable, affable, but as tough as nails when it comes to it "(Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2022) ; and as a lawyer who " always has the big picture in mind " (Chambers Asia Pacific 2022); Ben has also been praised as someone who "attends to details is very proactive in advising not only the issues at hand, but also the overall strategy. He is very responsive and offers useful advice." (Chambers Greater China 2023).

Ben advises clients on all aspects of the project lifecycle, including negotiating contracts, managing claims during the currency of the project, and handling disputes, with a particular specialism in arbitration. He has acted as counsel on arbitrations seated in numerous jurisdictions and subject to the institutional rules of the HKIAC, ICC, SIAC, and LCIA, as well as ad hoc arbitrations. Ben also assists client in connection with health and safety and compliance matters, including defending clients against prosecutions.

Qualified in Hong Kong and England & Wales, Ben has been granted full registration as a Registered Foreign Lawyer in the Singapore International Commercial Court. He is also the of the Society of Construction Law in Hong Kong and Co-Chair of HK45, which is a group for young arbitration practitioners in Asia affiliated with the HKIAC. 


Ben从2011年起就开始在亚洲工作,并为该地区一些最大和最重要的项目所引发的争议提供法律意见。 这包括金额达到数十亿美元的陆上和近海石油和天然气设施建设、发电厂建设、地下铁路和隧道工程、港口、道路建设、炼油厂建造、矿山和加工厂建设以及填海工程。




Hong Kong

15th Floor, Tower One
Lippo Centre
89 Queensway, Admiralty
Hong Kong SAR

Office Telephone: +852 3983 7788
Office Fax: +852 3983 7766

Direct Dial (Hong Kong): +852 3983 7688

Mobile: +852 9016 9800


30 Raffles Place, #24-01
Singapore 048622

Office Telephone: +65 6411 5300
Office Fax: +65 6411 5355

Direct Dial (Singapore): +65 6411 5213

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