Benn is a partner in the Restructuring & Insolvency team specialising in both contentious and non-contentious insolvency.
Benn is a solicitor-advocate (all higher courts, civil and criminal) in both England & Wales and is admitted to practice as a solicitor-advocate in the Eastern Caribbean Circuit.
Benn’s work includes acting for insolvency practitioners, creditors, debtors, companies, directors and other stakeholders. Benn also advises creditors and stakeholders on insolvency and transnational risk.
Benn has significant experience in the not-for-profit sector having (among other things) led the insolvency advice on the pre-pack sale of 4Children (August 2016).
Benn’s expertise includes working with FRP Advisory LLP, Grant Thornton, Baker Tilly and Smith & Williamson.
Benn joined Clarke Willmott in 2017 after working at Russell-Cooke LLP.
Benn is a member of the Association of Business Recovery Professionals (R3).
Benn is on the LexisAsk panel for insolvency law.
Led the insolvency advice on the pre-pack administration sale of the large children’s charity 4Children
Acting for the Cayman liquidators to a Hedge Fund, which was a feeder fund to a well-known New York based “Ponzi scheme”
Acting for the petitioning creditor in a complex bearer share dispute concern property in the Czech Republic (which included appointing provisional liquidators) – GBI Investments Limited ( All ER (D) 171 (Jun)).
Acted for the Swiss liquidators of Swissair in their applications under the UNCITRAL model law on insolvency proceedings – Schweizerische Luftverkehr-Aktiengesellschaft  All ER (D) 153 (Aug)