Ben Backhouse

Backhouse Solicitors Ltd

Ben qualified as a chartered accountant with PricewaterhouseCoopers in 1997.  He then managed teams in credit and market risk reporting for Credit Suisse until 2007 when he joined Backhouse Solicitors.  Ben heads the Finance, IT and Operations teams of the company, making sure the legal teams have what they need to run efficiently.

Backhouse Solicitors is a specialist employment law solicitors and debt recovery solicitors based in Chelmsford, Essex.  We offer expert help and advice to companies and individuals across Essex, London and the South East of England in these fast-moving areas of the law.  Our clients range from private individuals to UK-wide, multi-million pound businesses and every potential client receives a free 30 minute consultation.

  • For employers – Backhouse Solicitors will guide you through the minefield of rules and regulations and make sure you have all the right employment contracts, policies and procedures.  We can also help resolve a workplace dispute, prepare a settlement agreement or defend you in an employment tribunal.


  • For employees – Backhouse Solicitors will help you solve your workplace problems with friendly and easy to understand employment law advice, whether you are suffering discrimination at work, facing redundancy or simply need us to sign your Settlement Agreement.


  • If you need debt recovery – Backhouse Solicitors are experts at collecting your debts, whether you need a simple reminder letter or full court proceedings.  Our clients love our free initial advice, fixed prices and excellent recovery rates.

Employment Law for Employees
Employment Law for Employers
Debt Recovery through the courts
Debt Collection letters to improve business cashflow
Free 30 minute consultations for all potential clients