Ben Posford

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  • “Ben has the fantastic ability to see the wood for the trees. He is brilliant with clients and an amazing team leader.”

  • “Ben Posford is an intellectual powerhouse, loved by his clients and feared by his opponents.”

Catastrophic Injury Lawyer of the Year

We are delighted to announce Ben Posford has been named Catastrophic Injury Lawyer of the Year at the Personal Injury Awards 2021.

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  • Ben's finger is on the pulse on the market and he knows exactly what is going on. He's an impressive individual.

    Chambers UK 2024

  • A leader in his field of catastrophic injury work

    Chambers UK 2024

  • Ben has the fantastic ability to see the wood for the trees. He is brilliant with clients and an amazing team leader.

    Chambers UK 2024

  • Ben is exceedingly good as well as very friendly. He's very easy to talk to and a very good lawyer who picks his counsel correctly.

    Chambers UK 2024

  • Ben Posford is an intellectual powerhouse, loved by his clients and feared by his opponents.

  • Head of catastrophic injury Ben Posford, has particular experience regarding spinal cord and brain injuries, and fatalities.

    Legal 500 2024

  • Ben Posford leads the catastrophic injury team and regularly represents claimants in neurological injury and fatal accident claims. He also has a niche specialism in claims involving cauda equina syndrome.

    Chambers UK 2023

  • "He has a encyclopedic knowledge of catastrophic injury."

    Chambers UK 2023

  • "Ben Posford has a great manner, clients really trust him and he gets the best out of them."

    Chambers UK 2023

  • "Ben Posford has a very effective and engaging style, which puts injured clients at their ease. He is willing to take on the most challenging of clients and the most challenging of cases which sets him aside from many. He wears his exceptional intelligence lightly."

    Legal 500 2023

  • "Ben Posford is a pre-eminent solicitor in the field of very high-value catastrophic injury claims."

    Legal 500 2023

  • "Ben Posford is a great tactician, a great negotiator and generally, the man you want on your side when dealing with serious personal injury work."

    Legal 500 2023

  • "Ben Posford is a top-class litigator. He knows everything there is to know about catastrophic injury and major disaster litigation."

    Legal 500 2023

  • "Ben Posford has his finger on the pulse as one of the leading catastrophic injury lawyers in the country, dealing with some of the highest profile cases."

    Legal 500 2023

  • "Straightforward and clear, he is good at cutting through the noise."

    Chambers UK 2022

  • "Totally tenacious but brilliantly commercial; very impressive."

    Chambers UK 2022

  • "Incredibly impressive; he not only knows the technical ins and outs but is a charismatic personality, one clients absolutely love and trust."

    Chambers UK 2022

  • Ben Posford is fiercely bright, with an unrivalled passion for his clients’ cases. His encyclopaedic knowledge of all things PI is second to none. His foresight and commercial nous have propelled Osbornes into the highest echelons of the market where they rightly belong.

    Legal 500 2022

  • Ben Posford is one of London’s best catastrophic injury lawyers, in my view. He is a real brain injury specialist.

    Legal 500 2022

  • “An excellent practical litigator who offers exceptional service’, ‘tactically astute… he is one of the best personal injury solicitors around”

    Legal 500

  • “He finds angles other lawyers miss and fights incredibly hard for his clients”

    Legal 500

  • “Ben Posford is a hugely experienced solicitor who approaches his cases with confidence and realism.”

    Legal 500

  • "Ben Posford is a hugely experienced solicitor who approaches his cases with confidence and realism."

  • "A really strong team, led by Ben Posford, who is an exceptionally experienced and talented catastrophic injury lawyer."

    Legal 500 2021

  • "Affable and charming with very good client-handling skills."

    Chambers UK 2021

  • Beneath Ben Posford’s calm and reassuring presence, which clients love, lies a formidable tactical and legal brain. His experience tells and he gets it right at every stage of the process from arranging the best possible rehabilitation, to ensuring, so far as possible, a polite relationship with those acting for the defendant in order to ensure best and early resolution of the claim.

    Legal 500

  • Ben Posford is "very meticulous, good with clients and knowledgeable."

    Chambers UK

  • "Catastrophic injury cases head Ben Posford is an excellent practical litigator who offers exceptional service."

    The Legal 500

  • "Offers specialist expertise in cauda equina syndrome cases."

    Chambers UK

  • "Intellectually rigorous and intelligent."

    Chambers UK 2019

  • Ben Posford is one of the best catastrophic injury lawyers around.

    Chambers UK

  • As a real specialist in spinal cord injuries, Ben Posford is always looking at new angles on how to maximise his cases.

    Chambers UK

  • Ben Posford is 'exceptional and a real expert in the field of catastrophic injury'.

    Legal 500

  • Ben Posford … is ‘tactically astute’ and ‘one of the best personal injury solicitors around’.

    Legal 500

  • Ben Posford ‘knows how to maximise the value of the claim for his clients’.

    Legal 500

  • Ben Posford...'couples meticulous legal skills with a hugely personable manner with clients and opponents,' and is noted for his skills in 'directing and motivating those working beneath him'

    Chambers UK

  • "Ben Posford is a fantastic lawyer who is extremely personable in dealing with clients and with opponents, and he has an unusual level of knowledge of the intricacies of procedure and substantive law."

    Chambers UK

  • "Ben Posford is singled out for his expertise in high-level catastrophic claims, particularly his handling of devastating brain and spinal injuries"

    Chambers UK

Ben's 2023 directory quotes

Ben's finger is on the pulse...

Ben's finger is on the pulse on the market and he knows exactly what is going on. He's an impressive individual.

Chambers UK 2024

A leader in his field of...

A leader in his field of catastrophic injury work

Chambers UK 2024

Ben has the fantastic ability to...

Ben has the fantastic ability to see the wood for the trees. He is brilliant with clients and an amazing team leader.

Chambers UK 2024

Ben is exceedingly good as well...

Ben is exceedingly good as well as very friendly. He's very easy to talk to and a very good lawyer who picks his counsel correctly.

Chambers UK 2024

Ben Posford is an intellectual powerhouse,...

Ben Posford is an intellectual powerhouse, loved by his clients and feared by his opponents.

Head of catastrophic injury Ben Posford,...

Head of catastrophic injury Ben Posford, has particular experience regarding spinal cord and brain injuries, and fatalities.

Legal 500 2024

Ben Posford leads the catastrophic injury...

Ben Posford leads the catastrophic injury team and regularly represents claimants in neurological injury and fatal accident claims. He also has a niche specialism in claims involving cauda equina syndrome.

Chambers UK 2023

"He has a encyclopedic knowledge of...

"He has a encyclopedic knowledge of catastrophic injury."

Chambers UK 2023

"Ben Posford has a great manner,...

"Ben Posford has a great manner, clients really trust him and he gets the best out of them."

Chambers UK 2023

"Ben Posford has a very effective...

"Ben Posford has a very effective and engaging style, which puts injured clients at their ease. He is willing to take on the most challenging of clients and the most challenging of cases which sets him aside from many. He wears his exceptional intelligence lightly."

Legal 500 2023

"Ben Posford is a pre-eminent solicitor...

"Ben Posford is a pre-eminent solicitor in the field of very high-value catastrophic injury claims."

Legal 500 2023

"Ben Posford is a great tactician,...

"Ben Posford is a great tactician, a great negotiator and generally, the man you want on your side when dealing with serious personal injury work."

Legal 500 2023

"Ben Posford is a top-class litigator....

"Ben Posford is a top-class litigator. He knows everything there is to know about catastrophic injury and major disaster litigation."

Legal 500 2023

"Ben Posford has his finger on...

"Ben Posford has his finger on the pulse as one of the leading catastrophic injury lawyers in the country, dealing with some of the highest profile cases."

Legal 500 2023

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    Ben is a Leading Lawyer in the Chambers UK Guide

    "Straightforward and clear, he is good...

    "Straightforward and clear, he is good at cutting through the noise."

    Chambers UK 2022

    "Totally tenacious but brilliantly commercial; very...

    "Totally tenacious but brilliantly commercial; very impressive."

    Chambers UK 2022

    "Incredibly impressive; he not only knows...

    "Incredibly impressive; he not only knows the technical ins and outs but is a charismatic personality, one clients absolutely love and trust."

    Chambers UK 2022

    "Affable and charming with very good...

    "Affable and charming with very good client-handling skills."

    Chambers UK 2021

    "Offers specialist expertise in cauda equina...

    "Offers specialist expertise in cauda equina syndrome cases."

    Chambers UK

    "Intellectually rigorous and intelligent."

    "Intellectually rigorous and intelligent."

    Chambers UK 2019

    As a real specialist in spinal...

    As a real specialist in spinal cord injuries, Ben Posford is always looking at new angles on how to maximise his cases.

    Chambers UK

    Ben Posford is one of the...

    Ben Posford is one of the best catastrophic injury lawyers around.

    Chambers UK

    Ben Posford...'couples meticulous legal skills...

    Ben Posford...'couples meticulous legal skills with a hugely personable manner with clients and opponents,' and is noted for his skills in 'directing and motivating those working beneath him'

    Chambers UK

    "Ben Posford is a fantastic lawyer...

    "Ben Posford is a fantastic lawyer who is extremely personable in dealing with clients and with opponents, and he has an unusual level of knowledge of the intricacies of procedure and substantive law."

    Chambers UK

    "Ben Posford is singled out for...

    "Ben Posford is singled out for his expertise in high-level catastrophic claims, particularly his handling of devastating brain and spinal injuries"

    Chambers UK

    Ben’s Notable Cases

    Recent reported court decisions in which Ben has been instructed include Rogers v Enterprise MouchelTafa v Matsim PropertiesCooper v Bright Horizons, and Ryan v Prescott-Thomas.

    Ben’s high-profile cases have included acting for celebrities, fatal accident claims involving significant media interest (such as the Croydon Tram Derailment), and claims where defendants have been prosecuted and imprisoned for health & safety breaches.

    The majority of Ben’s cases however involve traumatic brain injuries, amputations, fatalities and spinal cord injuries, and for many years Ben has been recovering millions of pounds in compensation for clients and their families, and continues to do so.

    Ben's Legal 500 reviews

    Ben Posford is an intellectual powerhouse,...

    Ben Posford is an intellectual powerhouse, loved by his clients and feared by his opponents.

    Head of catastrophic injury Ben Posford,...

    Head of catastrophic injury Ben Posford, has particular experience regarding spinal cord and brain injuries, and fatalities.

    Legal 500 2024

    Ben Posford is fiercely bright, with...

    Ben Posford is fiercely bright, with an unrivalled passion for his clients’ cases. His encyclopaedic knowledge of all things PI is second to none. His foresight and commercial nous have propelled Osbornes into the highest echelons of the market where they rightly belong.

    Legal 500 2022

    Ben Posford is one of London’...

    Ben Posford is one of London’s best catastrophic injury lawyers, in my view. He is a real brain injury specialist.

    Legal 500 2022

    "Ben Posford is a hugely experienced...

    "Ben Posford is a hugely experienced solicitor who approaches his cases with confidence and realism."

    Beneath Ben Posford’s calm and...

    Beneath Ben Posford’s calm and reassuring presence, which clients love, lies a formidable tactical and legal brain. His experience tells and he gets it right at every stage of the process from arranging the best possible rehabilitation, to ensuring, so far as possible, a polite relationship with those acting for the defendant in order to ensure best and early resolution of the claim.

    Legal 500

    "Catastrophic injury cases head Ben Posford...

    "Catastrophic injury cases head Ben Posford is an excellent practical litigator who offers exceptional service."

    The Legal 500

    Ben Posford is 'exceptional and a...

    Ben Posford is 'exceptional and a real expert in the field of catastrophic injury'.

    Legal 500

    Ben Posford ‘knows how to maximise...

    Ben Posford ‘knows how to maximise the value of the claim for his clients’.

    Legal 500

    Accreditations

    • Times best law firm 2024
    • The Law Society Personal Injury Accreditation
    • legal 500 leading firm
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