• 03 8547 1047
  • info@patrickassociates.com.au

BEN HARTLEY

  • SPECIAL COUNSEL
  • 03 8547 1043
  • bh@patrickassociates.com.au

Ben has considerable experience in the areas of commercial litigation and dispute resolution. He acts for clients in a wide variety of disputes arising in the courts of Victoria and the Federal Court of Australia.

Ben has a general practice, but has experience in the areas of insurance litigation, competition and consumer law, contractual disputes and matters arising from the Corporations Act. Working as a trusted adviser, Ben assists clients in resolving their disputes in order to achieve the best possible outcome.

Outside the office, Ben enjoys riding his bike, travel and spending time with his young family. As a transplanted South Australian, Ben supports the team for all sensible South Australians – Port Adelaide!

Articles

Articles by

alcapone, liability, accessorial, litigation

Don’t help the hoodlums: Accessorial Liability

The accountants for Al Capone were lucky they didn’t live in the era of accessorial liability, as this parable explains… It is that time of the year again; the Easter ...
Read More
Breach of trust

The High Court and the potential cost of knowing assistance

A third party who assists in a dishonest or fraudulent scheme involving a breach of trust or a breach of duty is liable to find themselves on the receiving end ...
Read More
Dishonesty in legal profession

A fundamental problem: dishonesty in legal practice

When a dispute gets heated, litigants often want a ferocious advocate.  Blood.  Vengeance.  Victory!  And they pick their champion solicitors armed to the teeth with nothing more than a photocopier and ...
Read More
Contact Us
close slider