Ben Thornton


Personal Disputes Principal Contact

Ben is a partner in our Property & Commercial Litigation team. He grew up on a farm just outside of Salisbury. He trained with Wilsons and joined the litigation team on qualification.  Ben was made partner in 2010 and is the team leader for the Property Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Family and Employment teams. 

He deals predominantly with property disputes and his clients are landowning individuals and companies and charities. 

Ben's recent cases include disputes relating to easements (including rights of way), boundary disputes, adverse possession, development and building, restrictive covenants, professional negligence, and both residential and commercial landlord and tenant. 

With experience of mediations, arbitrations, adjudications and court hearings Ben will utilise the most appropriate procedure to resolve a dispute and he is also often asked to advise as to how to prevent disputes arising in the first place. 

Ben is a member of the Property Litigation Association, as well as a trustee of Salisbury Trust for the Homeless and a director of Salisbury BID and when not working he is likely to be enjoying the great outdoors.

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