ARIAS (UK)

ELKINGTON, Ben QC

Member since:March 2016
Address:London, UK
Telephone:++44 (0) 20 7822 2000
Mobile:++44 (0) 7977 598 427
Fax:++44 (0) 20 7822 2001
Email:
Website:www.4newsquare.com/barristers/28/Ben-b-Elkington-b-QC
Nationality:British

Education

  • Trinity College, Cambridge (MA in Law)
  • University of Virginia, USA (Masters in Law)
  • Admitted to the New York Bar (1995)
  • Admitted to the English Bar (1996)
  • Admitted to the Bar of the Cayman Islands (2016) (ad hoc)

Positions Held

  • Tenant at 4 New Square, Lincoln’s Inn, 1997 to date
  • Appointed Queen’s Counsel 2012
  • Adviser to the Insurance Brokers Standards Council (on-going)
  • Judicial Assistant to the Court of Appeal, 1998
  • Associate at Sullivan & Cromwell, New York, 1994-1995

Present Position

Practising Queen’s Counsel at 4 New Square, Lincoln’s Inn.

Professional Associations

  • Member of British Insurance Law Association
  • Member of Commercial Bar Association (Committee Member)
  • Member of Professional Negligence Bar Association
  • Member of London Common Law & Commercial Bar Association
  • Panel Member ARIAS (UK)

Experience

Over 20 years’ experience of advising and representing policyholders, insurers and reinsurers in the full range of non-marine insurance disputes. Work involves both domestic and international disputes, and includes litigation and arbitration, both in the UK and abroad. While continuing that work, also now acts as an arbitrator, a role for which his background makes him ideally suited.

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