Ben Browne


Emergency Response


Ben is a member of our Shipping group and a member of the Emergency Response team. He specialises in Insurance and Reinsurance work and has a particular emphasis on casualty work.  Ben is a recognised leader in his field by Legal 500, having been involved in numerous high-profile casualties.

Ben also specialises in offshore construction and insurance work and is an advisor to International Union of Marine Insurers and the London marine property underwriters.  Ben has been the Chairman of the Admiralty Solicitors Group since 2011.


Ben became a partner of Thomas Cooper in 2007. He was previously a partner at Shaw & Croft (2001-2007) and Clyde & Co. (1985-2001). Ben was admitted as an English solicitor in 1978 and read law at Trinity College, Cambridge. He served on the SCOPIC drafting committee and helped draft the London Charterers Liability Insurance Conditions.

Ben Browne is the name to note at marine firm Thomas Cooper, with a particular focus on shipping casualty work...
Legal 500, 2013
Ben Browne again listed in the elite Leading lawyers list, The Legal 500 United Kingdom 2012's guide to outstanding lawyers nationwide...
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