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    Areas of Practice
  • Professional Negligence
  • Commercial Bankruptcy
  • Commercial Building and Construction
  • Commercial Insurance
  • Trusts
  • Energy, Mining, Resources & Technology

S Benjamin Whitten

After working for a number of years in the mining and engineering industry, Ben graduated from the Queensland University of Technology in 1993 whilst completing five years of Articles. Ben then practised as a solicitor for another 5 years before being called to the Bar in 1999 and subsequently completing a Master of Laws majoring in Commercial Law.

Ben has a broad Commercial and Equity practice. The majority of his experience and practice is in providing advice, settling pleadings, settling interlocutory documents, and representing clients in mediations and in contested proceedings involving:

• Building, Construction and Engineering disputes;
• Commercial Litigation and Corporate Insolvency;
• Commercial Leases, Body Corporate and Real Estate disputes;
• Insurance and Professional Negligence claims;

Ben has many years’ experience representing individuals, businesses and government agencies in many ADR and in contested applications, trials and appeals in state and federal courts, interstate courts, and also in many tribunals now operating within QCAT.

Name: S Benjamin Whitten
  LLB (QUT), LLM (Com Law)
   
Tel: +61 3 8600 1777
Mobile: +61 419 669 993
Email: whitten@qldbar.asn.au
   
Admitted to Legal Profession: 31 January 1994
Signed Victorian Bar Roll: 27 March 2015
Entitled to Practice: • Australian Capital Territory
• Federal Court of Australia
• New South Wales
• Western Australia
• South Australia
• Northern Territory
• High Court of Australia
• Queensland