Ben Hobbs

Partner, London

Ben specialises in online impersonation and identity theft. As a reputation and privacy lawyer, he has a strong track record of providing strategic advice to clients during times of complex crisis. Ben is an experienced litigator who commands a unique insight into the threats to reputation and privacy that can emerge for high profile individuals and businesses.

Ben assists clients when their personal information has been stolen. Fake profiles and social media accounts can have a negative impact on your reputation and spread false news. Ben works with social media platforms to remove fake accounts and prevent social media impersonation.

In addition to this, Ben works on claims against Big Tech. He often advises clients on how to deal with threats such as smear campaigns, cyber-attacks, data breaches, and social media harassment. Ben is adept at assisting clients with reputational concerns arising out of public inquiries.

Ben is ranked in Spear’s 2022 Best Reputation and Privacy Lawyers for High-Net-Worth Individuals list and is recognised in both the Citywealth Leaders List and Spear's 2022 Reputation Managers Index. He received the bronze award for 'Lawyer of the Year – Partner’ at the Citywealth Future Leaders 2021 awards.