Associate Family Lawyer
Ben is an Associate Lawyer at Resolve Conflict. He studied at Monash University and obtained his Bachelor of Law (LLB) and Bachelor of Commerce. For the commerce component of his degree, Ben majored in accounting. Ben utilises his accounting background when advising clients on property separations, especially complex financial matters including businesses or entities, trusts and self-managed superannuation funds. Ben subsequently completed his Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice at the College of Law. Ben has a strong passion for family law having focussed in the field throughout his studies. He volunteered with a family law focused Community Legal Centre and has undertaken placements at the Family Court.
Ben originally worked in intellectual property litigation, primarily assisting clients with copyright, design and trademark infringement proceedings. He made the transition to family law as he had always retained his passion for the field. Ben’s enthusiasm for family law stems mainly from being able to help clients through what can be a difficult period of their lives and assisting them in reaching a positive and respectful solution. Ben’s background in intellectual property litigation assisted him in developing strong litigation skills which he carried with him into the area of family law. He is highly experienced at representing clients in both the Family Court of Australia and Federal Circuit Court of Australia.
Outside of the law, Ben is passionate about fitness and sport and is an enthusiastic Hawks supporter.