Benedict Walton

Partner, Head of Commercial Dispute Resolution

Ben is Head of Commercial Dispute Resolution.

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.


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

"Ben Walton is clever, creative, committed and pragmatic – a very strong strategist and shows real leadership on cases. On a more personal level, and perhaps most importantly, he is honest and loyal." The Legal 500 UK, 2022
"Benedict Walton stands out for his commitment to clients, detailed understanding of the facts and issues, and approachability." The Legal 500, 2020

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"Offers a first-class service to clients and is, in my experience, consistently excellent. The team is uniquely sensitive to each individual client's needs and is able to take on any challenge."
The Legal 500, 2020