The Law Society

Benedict Walton

Partner, Dispute Resolution

Ben is a partner in the Dispute Resolution team.

He advises domestic and international corporate and individual clients on a wide variety of complex disputes resolved by litigation, arbitration and by other alternative dispute resolution. Areas of particular expertise include breaches of warranty and other contractual terms, competition litigation, breaches of directors’ duty, shareholder disputes (including unfair prejudice petitions), negligence, fraud, contempt of Court, investment disputes and group actions. Ben’s expertise in relation to warranty claims and other contractual disputes means that he works closely with the Corporate team at Forsters.

Ben joined Forsters in 2015. He trained and spent the first eleven years of his career at Jones Day (formerly Gouldens), where he qualified as a solicitor in 2004.

Ben is recommended in the Legal 500 2017 edition.


T: +44 207 399 4811
M: +44 7887 419 631

"Combines good instincts with an easy client manner" Legal 500 UK, 2019
Clients commend Benedict for his “sharp mind” The Legal 500, 2017
The Forsters Private Client offering has "been considerably strengthened by the arrival of such a strong team" from Gowling WLG.
Chambers HNW Guide 2017