Ben Sanderson is Of Counsel and the Practice Manager responsible for the global International Arbitration practice at DLA Piper. Ben also sits as an arbitrator and is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators.

He has extensive experience advising clients in international arbitration disputes across a range of sectors including energy, mining and technology. He has represented both States and commercial parties in investment treaty claims. He recently co-led a team which obtained a decisive victory for the Republic of Kenya for which his team was nominated “International Arbitration Team of the Year” by Legal Business and the decision was shortlisted by Global Arbitration Review for the “Award of the Year” award.

"Ben has been ranked by Who’s Who Legal Arbitration since 2021 as a Future Leader. In February 2021, Ben received his first appointment by the ICC as a sole arbitrator. Ben is a visiting lecturer on international arbitration and public international law for the Masters programme at Universidad Carlos III, Madrid, and at IE University, Madrid. He also regularly speaks at arbitration conferences and he was the keynote speaker at the 2nd annual conference of the Nairobi Centre for International Arbitration, Mombasa, Kenya March 2020.