Ben Shorten
Ben Shorten


Gibson Dunn


Ben’s practice is focused on the development and financing of complex, large-scale energy and infrastructure projects, with a particular focus on energy transition and related projects. He regularly advises both sponsors and lenders on innovative, “first-in-kind” projects and has worked with the leading clients in the energy sector in Europe, the Middle East, and Asia.

He received his Bachelor of Arts from the University of Cambridge and is admitted as a solicitor in England and Wales. He is ranked in Chambers UK 2024 for Projects, Chambers Asia-Pacific 2024 for Projects, Infrastructure & Energy and consistently ranked in Chambers Global for projects, infrastructure and energy, where he has been recognized for the past decade. Ben has been recognised by The Legal 500 UK 2024 for Power (including Electricity, Nuclear and Renewables). He is twice a Law360 MVP winner for Project Finance, and currently heads Gibson Dunn’s EMEA Project Finance team.