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Ben Moorhead

Ben Moorhead - Partner

Overview

Ben is a Partner in the London office and works on Company & Commercial, Sport, Private Wealth, Charities and Trust matters.

Experience

Ben has particular expertise in the sports and leisure industries. He has been a board member of a Stock Exchange listed leisure group and has acted for several major sports' governing bodies, including a number involved with disability sports. He is often asked to review the constitutions of governing bodies to ensure compliance with the Companies Act 2006 and prevailing funding criteria. He carried out the legal work to create the first British online lottery, the Premiership Lotter-e and all the legal work to create UK Sport and Sport England. Ben also advises a wide range of clients from smaller privately owned companies to large financial institutions and has substantial experience in corporate finance and funding and negotiating commercial agreements.

Background

In 2010, Ben was elected to the Committee for Kent County Cricket Club. In 2014, he was appointed an independent director of CPSA, The Clay Pigeon Shooting Association, the national governing body for clay target shooting, and a director of BUCS, British Universities and Colleges Sport. He is a Trustee of British Blind Sport. He is also a Trustee of Regain, the Trust for Sports Tetraplegics; The Canterbury Cathedral Trust; The Mountbatten Memorial Trust (youth work); L'Arche UK (supporting those with mental impairment) and a governor of Wellesley House School. He is Chairman of Wye Future Group (Environmental). He is a Finance Committee Member of The Royal Foundation of The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry. In 2015, he was appointed Deputy Lieutenant for Kent. In July 2015 Ben became a Partner of Hewitson Moorhead.

Additional information

Ben is a member of the British Association for Sport and Law

Latest testimonials

“Ben Moorhead’s professionalism and attention to detail is commended and we would thoroughly recommend [Hewitson Moorhead] to any sport governing body or charitable organisation wishing to engage them” 

Cerebral Palsy Sport

“Ben’s expertise was very apparent and he was easy to work with. He was both responsive to changes that we proposed and assertive in response to proposals when necessary. His experience undoubtedly helped us to complete the project in a relatively short time and he displayed great patience as we progressed” 

Clay Pigeon Shooting Association