Benjamin Myers KC specializes in Business and Financial Crime, General Crime, Regulatory Law and Professional Discipline. Described as ‘brilliant’, ‘extremely astute’ ‘a superb jury advocate and lawyer’ with ‘an exceptional ability to digest complex cases’, he appears in courts and tribunals across the country and is ranked at the top of his field in crime and financial crime in Chambers Guide to the Legal Profession and in the Legal 500.
Ben provides advice and representation to professionals from the earliest stage of investigations and proceedings. He is experienced in leading large teams in substantial, complex and sensitive cases, many of which have a high public profile. His work includes judicial review, privacy and media-related applications. He has a wide experience of appellate work and provides advice and representation on appeal.
Ben has provided advice and representation to police officers at every level of seniority in relation to investigations and proceedings. He is experienced in handling matters in both the criminal and the disciplinary jurisdictions.
Recent cases include defending in disciplinary proceedings brought against MH, a senior officer in the Metropolitan Police; advising in an ongoing investigation against Chief Superintendent TS and the representation of DD, match commander at the Hillsborough Tragedy.