Ben MellorsPartner at HFW
Ben is a specialist construction lawyer with over 20 years' experience in the industry. He advises clients on all aspects of international construction and engineering projects, with a particular focus on Southern Europe, the Middle East and East Africa.
He has advised on a wide range of projects, with particular knowledge and experience in international infrastructure, process plant and power projects (including offshore wind, nuclear, solar, geothermal, hydropower, waste to energy, and conventional power projects), EPC contracting and the FIDIC forms of contract. He is co-author of FIDIC Contracts: Law and Practice (Informa), one of the leading textbooks on the major FIDIC forms of contract.
Ben is listed as a Global Leader for Construction in Who's Who Legal 2021, in Chambers UK 2022 which comments "His key strengths are his first-class legal brain, work ethic and collaborative approach" and in Legal 500 UK ("Ben Mellors is known as an expert in FIDIC contract forms").
Ben a Solicitor-Advocate qualified in England and Wales. Before the law, Ben practised as a civil engineer at a leading international consulting engineering company.