Ben is Of Counsel and the Practice Manager responsible for the global International Arbitration practice at DLA Piper.

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.

Legal 500 includes the following client recommendations “'first-rate' of counsel Ben Sanderson is the global practice manager for the firm’s international arbitration group” and “of counsel Ben Sanderson [is] excellent at running international arbitrations that involve large teams of lawyers based in different countries” (UK International Arbitration, 2019 and 2020).

Ben is a visiting lecturer on international arbitration and public international law for the Masters programme at Universidad Carlos III, Madrid.