Ben’s practice encompasses complicated and high net worth finance cases, particularly cases involving offshore assets, detailed company accounts, nuptial agreements, third party resources and trusts and cases involving concealed or dissipated assets. He regularly advises in relation to pre-nuptial agreements.
Ben has experience of Hemain injunctions, domestic and international freezing orders and applications for financial relief after an overseas divorce under Part III MFPA ’84.
Ben is regularly instructed in relation to cohabitation disputes under TOLATA (both as freestanding civil applications and as an intervener within financial remedy proceedings) and under Schedule 1 of the Children Act 1989.
Ben has a particular specialty in enforcement proceedings involving other jurisdictions and regularly undertakes Reciprocal Enforcement of Maintenance Order (REMO) cases including those under MO(RE)A 1972, the EU Maintenance Regulation, MOA 1950, the 2007 Hague Convention, the Lugano Convention 2007, MO(FE)A 1920 and the Administration of Justice Act 1920.