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National Practice Group Leader of Class Actions
Ben is the National Practice Group Leader of Class Actions and specialises in complex and large-scale commercial litigation, and is the head of Slater and Gordon’s class actions practice.
As one of the most experienced shareholder class action lawyers in Australia, Ben has represented retail and institutional investors in claims against:
- GPT Group
- Sigma Pharmaceuticals
- Centro Properties Group and Centro Retail Trust
- Downer EDI
Ben also represented “mum and dad” investors in a class action against Sandhurst Trustees Limited following the collapse of the Fincorp Group.
Ben has extensive experience in financial advice litigation, having acted for hundreds of clients in claims against financial planners following the collapses of Westpoint, Basis Capital and the Astarra Strategic Fund.
Ben acted for the ACCC in its successful civil action in relation to the Visy cartel.
Ben joined Slater and Gordon after graduating from the Australian National University with Honours in Law. He is currently completing a Masters in Commercial Law at the University of Melbourne.