Ben Lees RWK Goodman

Ben Lees


Amputation | Birth Injury | Injury | Medical negligence | Spinal Injury

About Ben

Ben leads the Clinical Negligence Team in London. Although he works in the London office, Ben represents clients across the country.

Ben specialises in claims of maximum severity and complexity and has a particular expertise in cases involving spinal, brain and amputation injuries.

Ben’s cases often involve life changing injuries, and he is committed to building a network of specialists around his clients to ensure the best possible outcome for them – during the lifetime of the claim and beyond.


  • Action against Medical Accidents (AVMA)
  • Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL)
  • Acquired Brain Injury Forum for London (ABIL)
  • Multidisciplinary Association for Spinal Cord Injury Professionals (MASCIP)

What the experts say

Ben Lees is “a fierce litigator who gets results”
Legal 500 (2024)

“Very experienced in medical negligence cases with a dedicated department.”
Legal 500 (2024)

“Ben Lees and Divya Anand are both approachable, knowledgeable and thorough.”
Legal 500 (2024)

“Ben shows incredible empathy to the client and wins their trust early on. He is tenacious in pursuing a case and goes the extra mile for his clients.”
(Chambers & Partners 2024)

“Always very professional and responsive, with an excellent level of knowledge and understanding of the cases we have worked on.”
(Chambers & Partners 2024)

“Ben Lees of RWK Goodman is the lead solicitor in the firm’s clinical negligence team. He is adept at handling serious injury claims including cauda equina claims and also acts on cases involving misdiagnosis”
Chambers & Partners (2023)

“He is tenacious in pursuing a case, and is superb at analysing and distilling the issues.”
Chambers & Partners (2023)

“I could not ask for someone more kind and compassionate towards his clients.”
Chambers & Partners (2023)

“Ben Lees goes out of his way to make even the most complicated legal advice easy to understand.”
Chambers & Partners (2023)

Learn more about Ben's areas of expertise

injury lawyers
Amputation claims
You may have had to undergo an amputation following a traumatic impact resulting from an accident, or as a result of medical negligence. If so, we can help you secure compensation to get your life back on track.
Cancer claims
If you or a loved one suffers from cancer, early diagnosis is vital if you’re to have the best chance of survival. So when initial signs are missed due to someone’s negligence you may be denied the best chance of returning to health. If that’s the case, we can help you make a cancer misdiagnosis compensation claim.
Dental negligence claims
Even the simplest of dental procedures can go wrong. If this is the case for you, you may have found it a traumatic experience resulting in pain, suffering and the need for further dental treatment.
Erb’s palsy claims
Our specialist Erb's palsy solicitors are here to help you get the compensation you deserve when your child has been injured due to negligence at birth.
Hospital negligence claims
When you’ve received medical treatment in hospital that’s gone wrong or led to unexpected complications and injury it is likely to have had a significant impact on your life. If this is the case, our medical negligence solicitors can help obtain you compensation for your injuries and any financial losses.
Woman who has experienced spinal cord injury sits outside in wheelchair with laptop
Spinal injury claims
However you came by your spinal injury, our specialist injury solicitors can help you get the compensation you deserve. As dedicated spinal cord injury claims solicitors, we can advise you on securing compensation which will help with your immediate and long term needs.

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