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Ben Harle

Senior Associate

Cayman Islands, British Virgin Islands

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Ben's practice focuses on advising high net worth clients on succession and tax planning issues, with particular expertise in cross-border wills and estate planning. Ben also advises on all aspects of trusts, including their creation, administration and restructuring, as well as the administration of international estates.

Background and experience

Prior to joining Ogier, Ben was a senior associate in the private client department of a prominent London law firm, dealing with a broad range of private client trust and tax work, both onshore and offshore.

Ben is a full member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP) and the Association of Tax Technicians (ATT).  He also holds STEP Advanced Certificates in Cross-Border Estates and UK Tax for International Clients.

Ben graduated from the University of Newcastle upon Tyne with a Bachelor of Laws in 2007 and completed the Legal Practice Course at BPP Law School in London in 2009.


  • Ranked as a Top 35 under 35 Private Client Professional 2019, 2020 & 2021 by eprivateclient.   
  • Recommended in the Legal 500 UK 2022 as a 'Rising Star' for Private Client
  • Recommended as "associates to watch" in Chambers High Net Worth 2022 for Private Wealth Law
  • Recommended in Spear's 500 2021 for Tax Advice

Admitted in:
2023 - British Virgin Islands
2023 - Cayman Islands
2013 - England and Wales (non practising)

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"It is a pleasure to work with Ben. He is also easy to communicate with. He has a particular eye for detail (as a lawyer should!) and a lot of stamina and focus on getting a job done"

Legal 500 UK, 2023

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"Ben Harle is excellent, he is very good on the technical work"

Chambers High Net Worth, 2022


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