Ben specialises in commercial law and appears in trial and appellate courts in all jurisdictions in Australia.
Before coming to the Bar Ben practiced as a management consultant at Andersen Consulting (now Accenture), as a solicitor in the Competition and Consumer Protection Group at Blake Dawson Waldron (now Ashurst) and then as Associate to (then) Justice Finkelstein at the Federal Court of Australia. Ben was called to the Bar in 2007. He read with Stephen McLeish SC (now the Honourable Justice McLeish of the Court of Appeal).
Ben has a Juris Doctor degree from the University of Melbourne where he was awarded the Dean's Award (Stage 2) for the student placed first in his class over the final 12 subjects of the course, the Hall and Wilcox Prize for Taxation, the Blake Dawson Waldron Prize for Trusts and the subject prize for Evidence. Ben also holds a Bachelors degree and a Masters degree in Economics.
Cases in which Ben has appeared include: