Ben Clark Associate
Ben works on commercial and contractual disputes, both domestic and cross-jurisdictional. He is experienced in high value insolvency litigation.
Main areas of practice
His main areas of practice are commercial litigation, contractual disputes, fraud litigation, freezing injunctions and asset protection and recovery.
Ben's clients are both corporate bodies and individuals.
- The settlement of a high value cross-jurisdictional High Court case regarding dishonoured bank cheques.
- The involvement with settlement of a long running multi-million pound claim for a provisional liquidator in respect of a VAT fraud.
Articles by Ben
Blake Morgan has secured a victory for a client in long standing enforcement proceedings by defeating an appeal of a decision from the High Court of Justice.
Office holders of insolvent companies are under a duty to investigate the pre-insolvency affairs of the companies over which they are appointed. However, sometimes, records of the company's dealings may no longer be in the company's possession or control.
On 22 April 2015, the Supreme Court handed down judgment on the appeal from the Court of Appeal in Jetivia SA & Another v Bilta (UK) Limited (in liquidation) & Others.
Related Knowledge & Resources
When assessing damages in personal injury and clinical negligence claims future losses need to be taken into consideration. Our article explains how the discount rate works when making a claim.
Since the introduction of the Regulations, there has been considerable uncertainty as to whether transactions involving computer software can be categorised as "sale of goods" for the purposes of the Regulations. The position has now been clarified.
It is with some hesitation (and permission to appeal) that the court has granted relief from forfeiture of a licence for the discharge of surface water.
Blake Morgan provides a helpful guide for Marinas and Boat Yards on recovering outstanding berthing fees.
Our Dispute Resolution team guide you through the options for funding commercial disputes.