Ben is a senior associate specialising in M&A, sports and media business investments (including EIS and SEIS), private equity and venture capital, fundraisings, joint ventures, ownership structures, corporate governance and other general company matters. Prior to joining Onside Law, Ben spent 7 years at Travers Smith, having trained at Eversheds.
Company Law, Corporate Governance, Commercial
Travers Smith, Eversheds
Disposals and Acquisitions, Investments, Private Equity, Fundraisings, Debenture Offerings, Joint Ventures, Reorganisations and Structuring
Since joining Onside Law, Ben has advised on the investment by Y11 Sport and Media in Ospreys Rugby, the disposal of TRM Partners to Two Circles (backed by Bruin Sports Capital) and the hive out of the Tennis Integrity Unit to the newly incorporated International Tennis Integrity Agency. He regularly advises high-profile athletes on endorsement agreements involving equity offerings. He also advised on corporate governance and structuring arrangements involving the ECB, EPCR and other governing bodies.
He has prior experience working on a wide range of UK and cross-border corporate transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, public takeovers, private equity investments, fundraisings, joint ventures, reorganisations and restructurings.
Away from his desk, Ben enjoys spending time with his growing family, building golf clubs (badly) and getting progressively worse at golf.