PEOPLE

BEN TONNER KC

PARTNER

Ben joined the firm in 2005 and became a partner in 2013. Ben took silk in 2017.

Prior to his relocation to the Cayman Islands, Ben practiced as a barrister at the Bar of England and Wales (Temple, London) where he regularly appeared as an advocate both at first instance and in appellate proceedings.

PRACTICE AREAS

Ben has a wealth of experience advising high profile corporate and private individuals on Cayman Islands law. He has represented clients in contentious litigation at all levels, including appeals to the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council. Ben has particular expertise in offshore trust structures, investment funds and company law.

  • Dispute Resolution & Insolvency
  • Financial Services & Regulatory Law
  • Investment Funds
  • Trusts & Private Client
  • Employment & Labour Relations
  • Crime & Extradition

APPOINTMENTS & MEMBERSHIPS

  • Fellow of INSOL
  • Recovery and Insolvency Specialists Association (RISA)
  • Company Managers Association (Exec Committee)
  • Human Rights Commission (Board Member)
  • Compliance Association (Exec Committee)
  • Defence Bar Association (Co-founder and Exec Committee)
  • Criminal Justice Sentencing Committee
  • Law Society (Member)

EDUCATION

  • University College London (UCL), Master of Laws (Commercial and Corporate Law), LLM
  • Inns of Court School of Law, London, BVC
  • University of Warwick, LLB

BAR ADMISSIONS

Within the Cayman Islands:

  • Inner Bar (2017)
  • Cayman Islands (2005)
  • England and Wales (non-practicing)(2001)

TESTIMONIALS

“Lauded as a ‘master tactician and superb advocate‘, Ben Tonner KC is experienced in all levels of litigation, including appeals to the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council.”

“A seasoned barrister with considerable experience at the London bar, practice head Ben Tonner KC regularly advises private businesses and high-net-worth individuals accused of regulatory breaches.”