NEPAL CRASH: Law firm’s tribute to rising star

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International law firm Allen & Overy has paid tribute to a former Buckingham man who was killed in an air crash in Nepal this morning.

A spokesman for the firm, where the former Royal Latin School pupil was a popular recently-qualified employee, said: “Everyone at Allen & Overy is deeply shocked and saddened by the news that Ben Ogden was one of 19 people who were tragically killed in a plane crash in Nepal this morning.

“Our thoughts and deepest sympathies go out to his family and friends.

“As well as being an excellent lawyer, Ben was a very popular member of the firm.

“Ben had recently qualified and it was clear to everyone that he had an incredibly promising career ahead of him.

“Ben will be deeply missed by all who knew him.”