Dehns is pleased to announce the appointment of its new Chief Operating Officer (COO), Ben Bennett.

Ben joins us with a wealth of experience, bringing a deep understanding of strategic and operational challenges of professional services firms. He has been in senior management roles and a partner in leading firms in the legal, accountancy and property sector over the last 20 years.

On this new appointment, Dehns’ Senior Partner, Elizabeth Jones, says: “We are very pleased to welcome Ben to Dehns.  Ben has an impressive background in strategic planning and operational management, and a proven record of driving client-focussed innovation and growth, with an emphasis on collaboration and team working to achieve his goals.  We think Ben is a great fit for us and we are very excited to be working with Ben and drawing on his great wealth of experience as we move forward in this fast-evolving industry.  We have great confidence that it will be an exciting and rewarding journey for Ben and for Dehns.”

Managing Partner Adrian Samuels added “This marks the start of a new chapter for Dehns. I’m very pleased to have Ben on board and I look forward to working with him to build on the great work of his predecessor and to drive some new projects.”

Ben comments: “I am delighted to have joined Dehns. With its innovative client-base, the quality of work and its focus on developing its people, it is an exciting time to be able to contribute to its already rich history and on-going success. I look forward to working with Liz, Adrian and the Management Board in developing and growing the firm as it seeks to build on its existing position and reputation as leading UK and European IP experts.”