Ben Lamble focuses his practice on commercial litigation and arbitration with particular experience managing disputes in the financial services, commodities and energy sectors. His recent cases include claims for breaches of long-term energy and commodities contracts, a high value litigation in the Financial List concerning the valuation of derivative transactions and an investment treaty case in the energy sector.

Ben has significant experience working on cases with cross-border elements and has experience of working in other jurisdictions.


  • Advised the claimant in a claim worth in excess of EUR 500 million regarding the close out of derivatives transactions following the insolvency of Lehman in 2008. The case was one of the first heard in the Financial List, which required expert evidence on the valuation of derivatives transactions and consideration of the proper exercise of contractual discretion*
  • Advised a client in respect of an investment treaty claim worth in excess of US$ 500 million following state interference in the management and operation of a company in the energy sector*
  • Advised a mining client in an arbitration claim in excess of US$ 100 million for the alleged breach of a long-term contract*

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  • The Legal 500 UK 2021, Recommended lawyer in Dispute Resolution: Commercial Litigation Mid-Market


  • Law Society of England & Wales
  • Young International Arbitration Group


BPP Law School, LPC, 2007
University of Warwick, LLB, 2004

England & Wales

Ben Lamble

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