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Phone: +61 7 3831 9448
Fax: +61 7 3831 9500


  • Commercial Litigation
  • Professional Negligence
  • Disciplinary Proceedings
  • Directors' & Officers' Claims & Prosecutions


Ben has a broad commercial litigation practice, with a particular emphasis on lawyers' professional negligence claims and disciplinary proceedings, and claims against company directors and officers.  He continues to act for company directors and officers in a number of high profile ASIC prosecutions and class actions. 

Ben is the Chair of the Queensland Law Society Ethics Committee and was, for a number of years, a member of the Queensland Law Society ADR Committee. He is a frequent conference presenter on a diverse range of topics including risk management and ethics.

Ben has been a Queensland Law Society Accredited Specialist in Commercial Litigation since 2006.

Ben's experience was recognised in the publication of the Doyles Guide to the Australian Legal Profession 2015, 2016 and 2017, where he received both local and national recognition.  For 2017, he was listed as: a 'leading’ lawyer for Commercial Litigation and Dispute Resolution Lawyers for Queensland; a ‘preeminent’ lawyer for Professional Indemnity Lawyers for Queensland; and a ‘recommended’ lawyer Defendant Medical negligence for Queensland.