Ben’s first degree was a BA (Hons) in Scots law. While at University he created and ran a number of businesses which he continued to manage for 10 years. Ben returned to further education in 2004, graduating with an LL.B from the University of Edinburgh, where he went on to receive his Diploma in Professional Legal Practice in 2007. Ben completed a Commercial Traineeship at Brodies LLP in Edinburgh, before leaving to pursue an LL.M in Oil & Gas Contract Law at Aberdeen Business School, achieving a Merit with his award.
He joined Hann & Co part-time in summer 2011. Ben focuses on all aspects of Commercial Law, Employment and property matters. In addition to working for Hann & Co, Ben provides services globally to the petrochemical and energy industries, principally focusing on South American markets.