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Ben Morris practices commercial litigation with a particular focus on complex disputes involving breach of contract, asset tracing, and fraud.

Ben's recent experience includes advising a listed company in relation to a significant fraud and subsequent investigations and asset tracing across more than 30 jurisdictions; assisting a Kazakh bank in tracing assets and pursuing claims against a number of fraudsters across multiple jurisdictions while successfully seeking interim relief in the courts of England and Wales; acting for Project Today in its defense of the high-profile proceedings and search orders brought by Ocado; and assisting on a claim against English solicitors for negligence in allowing a complex fraud to be committed via use of their client account.

Ben also has experience acting on investor-state arbitrations at the ICC International Court in Paris and on a range of construction disputes.


  • Kazakh bank pursues US$30 million fraud claims in England and WalesJones Day acts for a Kazakh bank in tracing assets and pursuing claims in England and Wales arising out of a significant fraud perpetrated against the bank valued at approximately US$30 million.
  • Joint administrators negotiate successful rescueJones Day advised Geoffrey Rowley and Jason Baker of FRP Advisory LLP as joint administrators of the Glint Pay group, an FCA-regulated e-money and gold-trading business.
  • City Financial enters administrationJones Day successfully advised the board of City Financial Investment Company Limited (the "Company") on the Company's entry into administration.
  • Credit fund restructures UK property developerJones Day advised a credit fund in connection with the restructuring of its investments in a significant UK property development and investment company.