Ben Horn

Ben Horn

Ben Horn

Ben Horn is a solicitor of the Senior courts of England and Wales and a chartered arbitrator . He has acted in literally hundreds of arbitrations as solicitor or arbitrator under a wide range of rules including LMAA , LCIA ICC, SIAC, UNCITRAL and ad-hoc rules.

His experience extends to dispute resolution in the shipping, insurance, international trade and energy sectors, including onshore and off shore oil and gas disputes and construction disputes.

Awards and Distinctions

Chartered Arbitrator
One time scholar of Trinity Hall, Cambridge University.
Freeman of City of London.
Liveryman of the Worshipful Company of Arbitrators.
Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators.
Supporting Member of London Maritime Arbitrators Association.
Editor of the Arbitration Law Handbook.
2014-2017 Super Lawyer-Shipping and Insurance.


1985-1986: Professor of Legal skills. University of Bridgeport, School of Law, Connecticut USA.
1986-2004: : Ince and Co Solicitor and partner, head of commercial litigation, arbitration and asset recovery ; leader of Eastern European and Black sea practice. Acted for major International banks and financial institutions and insurance companies , oil companies and traders. Headline cases available on request.
2005-2008: Faegre and Benson LLP- Special counsel: acting on behalf of the full range of the firms clientele providing English law advice and assistance and in relation to a broad spectrum of commercial issues.
2008- date: Founder of law firm Horn [+] Co, a niche shipping and commercial law firm. Extensive experience in various arbitral fora and in the English courts of handling shipping insurance and commercial disputes; as well as advising in connection with non contentious matters. Acting as arbitrator in a wide range of disputes.
2008- date: Consultant head of shipping and insurance at C Solutions Limited (

Energy, Insurance and Reinsurance, International Arbitration, Maritime and Shipping, Mediation

BA (Hons); LLM (Cantab);
Solicitor of Supreme Court of Justice(1988)
Chartered Arbitrator (2005)
CMAC panel arbitrator (2011)
KLRCA panel Arbitrator(2011)
SCMA panel Arbitrator (2012)

145 Leadenhall Street, EC3 V4QT

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