Ben Handy

Year of Call: 2008

Inn: Lincoln’s

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Quick to get to the crux of the issue, mindful of the bigger picture, provides pragmatic advice, adds significant value to the cases he works on and excellent to work with.”

Legal 500,  2021
Personal Injury

Personal injury work makes up the core of Ben’s practice, and he represents claimants and defendants across the whole spectrum of personal injury litigation, with an increasing focus on cases of high value or complexity. He has written and lectured on the Defective Premises Act and the Highways Act, and is often asked to provide in-house training on those and related issues. He is developing a particular specialism in cases involving suspected fraud or fundamental dishonesty, an area in which he has had a number of notable successes.

Professional memberships:

  • Personal Injury Bar Association (PIBA)
  • Action Against Medical Accidents (AvMA)
  • Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL)

Qualifications & awards:

  • LLB Law (First Class Hons), University of Manchester (2007), Bar Vocational Course MMU (2008)
  • University of Manchester R.G. Lawson prizes in Law, Medicine & Ethics; Constitutional Reform and Mental Health Law (2007)

Additional information:

Ben has run marathons in Liverpool, Paris (twice), and London, and as part of Chambers’ team he completed Oxfam’s Trailwalker in 2016. Most Summers you will find him in the queue at Wimbledon, or getting frustrated with the England football team.