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Ben Harrison


General Experience

Ben is a Litigation Solicitor specialising in Construction, Contract and Commercial disputes as well as claims of Professional Negligence for both Claimant and Defendant.

Recent Reported & Important Cases

The Trustees of the Ampleforth Abbey Trust v Turner & Townsend Project Management Limited [2012] EWHC 2137 (TCC)

Acting for the Trust as assistant solicitor to Giles, Ben set new precedents in Construction and Professional Negligence Law as well as helping to add definition to what constitutes an unfair contract term.

An Electrical Sub-Contractor v A Construction Contractor

Acting for the Sub-Contractor in the County Court in this unreported case, Ben established that a text message from a director of the Contractor could constitute a personal guarantee after the Contractor became insolvent.

Education and Achievements

2012 – Admitted to the Roll of Solicitors

2007 – Post Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice from Leeds Metropolitan University.

2006 – Law Degree with Honours from Leeds Metropolitan University

• Mooting Team Captain 2005

2003 – A-Levels in Law, Politics, English and Philosophy