As Associate General Counsel, International Lead, Ben operates as the front-line transactional and corporate counsel for Gordon Brothers’ international business. He advises on legal strategy, transaction structuring and negotiation, and manages deal documentation and execution, among other corporate matters.
Ben has over 10 years’ experience of cross-border restructuring and insolvency matters including distressed corporate M&A, pre-pack insolvency transactions, corporate financial restructurings, and formal insolvencies. He has worked on numerous complex restructurings and insolvency transactions, involving English administrations, schemes of arrangement, CVAs, liquidations, and US Chapter 11 proceedings. Ben’s experience also spans pre-insolvency and insolvency processes in numerous other jurisdictions including France, Germany, Italy, Spain, the Netherlands, Australia, South Africa, Brazil and Mexico.
Before joining Gordon Brothers, Ben was head of legal for a privately-owned special situations asset manager and investment company. Prior to this, Ben was Managing Associate at the global law firm Linklaters LLP, where he worked for over five years in their restructuring and insolvency practice.
Ben holds an LLB from Leeds University Law School and is admitted as a Solicitor-Advocate of the Senior Courts of England and Wales.