Ben practices in civil litigation with a particular focus on personal injury & insurance law matters and accepts briefs from both plaintiff and defendant practitioners.
As well as conducting appearance work, Ben provides written advice, prepares paperwork and attends settlement conferences and mediations.
Ben comes to the Bar with over 22 years’ experience in civil litigation. He worked for 4 years as a solicitor for the TAC litigating common law and statutory benefits claims. And for the last 16 years, Ben worked as a Senior Legal Counsel at WorkSafe Victoria, the largest civil litigator in the State where he managed scheme liabilities, delivered legal policy, protocols and guidelines for WorkSafe’s legal panel firms and wider stakeholders and played a hands on role in claims related litigation. He specialised in serious injury and common law damages litigation.
He read with Scott Smith (now QC) and his senior mentor was Roisin Annesley QC.
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