Gethin Bennett (Capital Law)

Gethin Bennett

Gethin is a Trainee Solicitor in our Corporate & Commercial team. He has been seconded to The Royal Mint in-house legal team, working on a wide range of commercial and other legal issues. As of October, Gethin will qualify into our Employment team.

Being passionate about mental health, Gethin often delivers training and attends events on this topic, with a particular focus on employee wellbeing at work.

Gethin is part of the Welsh Law initiative at Capital, actively involved in promoting awareness of devolution and its impact on business in Wales. Being a fluent French speaker, Gethin is also part of the international offering at Capital, regularly attending conferences and events abroad.

  • Delivering employment law training sessions and breakfast briefings
  • Assisting in the settlement of a £420k senior employee exit claim
  • Assisting in the settlement of injunction proceedings arising out of a directors’ dispute
  • Delivering training on drafting and negotiating commercial contracts at The Royal Mint
  • Undertaking high-level audit of commercial contracts for The Royal Mint Procurement team
  • Employment law
  • Intellectual Property
  • Commercial law
  • International work

Career

  • Trainee Solicitor (Secondment), The Royal Mint Limited (2018 – present)
  • Trainee Solicitor, Capital Law Limited (Oct 2017 – present)
  • Commercial Legal Advisor, Redkite Solicitors (Jul 2016 – Jul 2017)

Education

  • Cardiff University: LPC, Distinction (2015 – 2016)
  • Cardiff University: Law and French, First Class Hons (2011 – 2015)

Languages

  • Welsh
  • French
  • Spanish (conversational)