Ben is a Partner in the PPP & Projects team at Michelmores.
He joined Michelmores in 2014 having previously worked at a major law firm in New Zealand and both Berwin Leighton Paisner LLP and DLA Piper Rudnick Gray Cary LLP in London.
Ben specialises in infrastructure and commercial projects in a broad range of sectors including waste, health, education, transport, energy and electronic identification for a varied client base including multinational corporates, lenders, local authorities and charities. As an Accredited Member of the Chartered Institute of Wastes Management, Ben has particular knowledge of the waste and resource management sector, as evidenced by his involvement in some of the most high profile waste PPP projects to close in the UK in recent years (including North Yorkshire Waste PPP Project, Essex Waste PFI Project and Gloucestershire Waste PPP Project).
Whilst at a previous law firm, Ben advised on the following projects:
- Gloucestershire Residual Waste Treatment PPP Project - led the team which advised Urbaser in its capacities as Operator, EPC joint venture party and risk capital investor in relation to this project for the design, construction, financing and operation of an energy from waste facility.
- Essex Residual Waste Treatment PFI Project - led the team which advised Urbaser in its capacities as Operator and risk capital investor in relation to this project for the design, construction, financing and operation of a mechanical biological treatment facility.
- DVLA Card Consumables Project - led the team which advised Gemalto in respect of its successful tender to supply the DVLA and other UK government departments with driving licences and other smart cards for a six to eight year period.