Ben Filmer is an experienced corporate solicitor advising individuals and businesses on a broad range of transactional and non-transactional matters.

Ben undertakes a wide variety of corporate work, including share and asset acquisitions and sales, corporate re-organisations, joint ventures and corporate governance.

He acts for a varied client base including large corporate entities, individual shareholders, and management teams. He has worked across a broad range of sectors including technology, manufacturing and retail.

Ben takes a pragmatic solutions-based approach; seeking to find the best commercial solutions for his clients and helping them to achieve their aims.

He has twice been ranked as a Rising Star in the Legal 500 Guide.

Recent work
  • Advising the shareholders of a market-leading scientific analysis business on the sale of their group for circa £80 million.
  • Acting on a series of acquisitions for a trade buyer expanding its business and property portfolio across the UK.
  • Advising management on the sale of a major sports marketing business to a private equity fund.
  • Advising on a complex triple demerger separating out three branches of a high value family company portfolio.
  • Acting on two corporate restructurings and sales, including extracting property from within companies before they were sold.
  • Advising a previous selling shareholder on their investments into start-ups, including investment agreements, shareholders' agreements and broader corporate support.
  • Acting for a family-owned business in acquiring another company and subsequently advising on a group restructuring to allow management to become shareholders within the group.
  • Advising shareholders in relation to family investment companies and on various complex shareholders' agreements.
  • Rising Star - Legal 500 Guide 2023 Edition
  • Rising Star - Legal 500 Guide 2022 Edition
Did you know

Ben is a keen marathon runner and distance cyclist (who keeps claiming one day he will ride from John O'Groats to Land's End!).


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