Ben Patten QC

Ben Patten QC
Lincoln's Inn
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Who's Who Legal Construction: Lawyers

Ben is a QC specialising in construction and professional negligence at 4 New Square. He was called to be Bar of England and Wales in 1986 and became a QC in 2010. He is also called to the Bar in the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland. He is the co-author of Professional Negligence in Construction (Routledge) and the co-editor of the construction professionals chapter in Jackson & Powell on Professional Liability (Sweet & Maxwell). He is a member of the Technology and Construction Bar Association, the Professional Negligence Bar Association and the Society of Construction Law. Ben has very extensive experience of acting both for and against architects, engineers, quantity surveyors and project managers. He is particularly experienced in cases involving civil and structural engineering. He also has experience of acting for specialist construction concerns such as demolition contractors and contractors carrying out asbestos works where professional liability issues often arise. He appears regularly in cases involving construction professionals in arbitrations and the Technology and Construction Court. He has considerable experience of construction professional indemnity insurance issues and contribution disputes. In addition to appearing as an advocate he is an accredited mediator. He is married and lives in London with three children.

WWL says: Ben Patten QC is described as "an impressive QC" by market commentators. He specialises in professional negligence matters in the construction sector.

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