Ben has extensive dispute resolution experience, particularly in international arbitration including at the ICC, ICSID, PCA and LCIA. His work comprises commercial arbitrations as well as investor state cases.
He is recognised in the International Arbitration Powerlist by Legal 500 in 2019. Ben also sits on the editorial board of the Global Arbitration Review and the advisory committee for the Lawyer's Litigation Tracker.
Ben has successfully represented a number of different Yemeni interests for over fifteen years, a practice which has played a major part in our being the only international firm recognised for Yemen by Chambers 2019.
Chambers say “London-based Benjamin Knowles is a renowned figure in the international arbitration circuit”.
The Legal 500 has described Ben as “excellent” and “extremely efficient and hardworking,” and someone that “takes a great deal of trouble to gain the confidence of the clients”.
Clients describe Ben as an “outstanding professional who combines his extensive knowledge of arbitration with a flexible approach”. He is “very smart” and he “knows how to deal with our cases”.