Ben Sareen

Barrister, Keating Chambers

Following a change of career, Ben Sareen was called to the bar in 2008. After successfully completing his pupillage he became a member of Keating Chambers in 2009.

A specialist in construction, engineering, energy, shipbuilding, telecoms and related professional negligence disputes, Ben regularly represents clients in the High Court and County Court. He has been instructed in relation to several recent high-profile construction and engineering projects in London, including Wembley Stadium, the Jubilee Line, and the East London Line extension.

He is regularly instructed in domestic and international shipbuilding, engineering and construction arbitrations by both commercial and government clients. He has represented clients in disputes in the Middle East and Europe, including disputes in which the governing law is not English law.

Ben has represented clients in numerous adjudications, including the adjudication that gave rise to one of the leading adjudication cases of 2014, Eurocom v Siemens [2014] EWHC 3710 (TCC), and also accepts appointments as an adjudicator.

Ben is experienced with many major standard form contracts, including the JCT and NEC standard forms, and is a contributing author to Keating on Offshore Construction and Marine Engineering Contracts and Keating on NEC 3.