Commercial litigation, Fraud: civil, Insolvency and Professional negligence (Legal 500)
Chancery: Commercial, Commercial Litigation, Company, Fraud: Civil, Professional Negligenceand Restructuring/Insolvency (Chambers & Partners)
Ruth den Besten was one of 10 junior barristers named by Legal Week in their annual future Stars at the Bar feature, the result of a detailed survey of solicitors and barristers seeking recommendations for junior barristers of up to 10 years call. Ruth was described as “smart and tenacious, but with a good sense of humour” and said to provide “excellent support to a leader, but is a force in her own right as an advocate”. Praised for “huge drive and enthusiasm”, lawyers say “her paperwork, advocacy and composure will take her to the top.”
Chancery Commercial (Chambers & Partners 2012)
"marries a 'quietly effficient' approach with 'exceptional ability and creative vision.'"
Company (Chambers & Partners 2012)
"Peers are unanimous in acknowledging that Ruth Holtham den Besten 'punches above her weight.'"
Insolvency (Chambers & Partners 2010)
"Immensely bright and ferocious"..."a punchy advocate with a bright future ahead of her."
Fraud: Civil (Chambers & Partners 2010)
"first-rate analysis, sound tactical thinking and willingness to get into the detail of the documentation"
Commercial litigation (Legal 500, 2009)
"perfect for 'complex cases, which require a first-rate junior to organise matters'"
Insolvency (Legal 500, 2009)
impresses clients as "commercial, effective and efficient"
Fraud: Civil (Chambers & Partners 2009)
recommended on account of her "lightning-quick thought processes and user-friendliness"
Commercial litigation (Legal 500, 2008)
"understands the realities of litigation, and tells it the way judges see it"