Ben accepts briefs in all areas of law, but focuses principally on commercial law matters, class actions, regulatory proceedings and intellectual property disputes.
He has a diverse and interesting practice. He is currently retained in the large, complex proceedings arising from the collapse of Dick Smith Electronics, is briefed in the cartel prosecution brought by the DPP against ANZ and others, and was also briefed by former Labour MP Emma Husar in a defamation claim brought against Buzzfeed. He is also advising and appearing led and unled in a number of other commercial cases.
Prior to coming to the Bar Ben was a Senior Associate at Herbert Smith Freehills where he was involved in significant litigated matters such as Austrac v Tabcorp, a major electricity pricing dispute for Ausgrid, Endeavour Energy, and Essential Energy before the Australian Competition Tribunal, and long running Federal Court proceedings between Samsung Electronics and Apple.