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Ben Lasserson

University College London (LLB Law, 2003)

  • As hacking hits the headlines, steps can be taken to prosecute over stolen emails (Legal Week, 8 December 2011)
  • Reflections on Owusu — the radical decision in Ferrexpo (Journal of Private International Law Vol. 8 No. 2, August 2012)
  • Getting the Deal Through — Private Antitrust Litigation 2013 (Overview chapter)
Ben Lasserson

Ben is Head of the London office. He previously led the Competition Litigation practice at the international law firm Pinsent Masons LLP.

Recognized as a “future major player” by Legal 500 (2015), Ben specializes in antitrust litigation, commercial litigation, arbitration and other dispute resolution procedures, and has a wealth of experience acting for major multinational businesses across a broad range of industries.

Notable experience includes:

  • Acting for a number of multinationals across a range of sectors in respect of damages actions arising from the European Commission’s Trucks cartel decision;
  • Advising the administrators of certain UK high street retailers in respect of damages actions in the financial services sector;
  • Acting for a major international airline in relation to the multi-jurisdictional antitrust investigation into air cargo surcharges;
  • Acting for a major European investment bank in connection with disputes arising under certain structured finance products involving proceedings in London and New York in excess of US$1 billion;
  • Acting for AAR (Alfa-Access-Renova) in its dispute with BP over the oil major’s attempt to form a US$16 billion strategic alliance with Rosneft for the exploration of oil in the Arctic Circle; and
  • Acting for a high net worth individual against multiple defendants in relation to email hacking (obtaining multiple third party disclosure orders and search and seizure orders to secure evidence).

Prior to becoming a lawyer, Ben was a professional solo cellist, chamber musician and teacher.

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