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Ben Buckhurst

Special Counsel


Level 39, Bourke Place
600 Bourke Street
Melbourne, Victoria 3000

Office Telephone: +61 (0) 3 8601 4500
Office Fax: +61 (0) 3 8601 4555

Direct Dial (Melbourne): +61 (0)3 8601 4565 Download VCard

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Ben handles dust, disease, maritime worker's compensation, and common law injury matters.

Since gaining admission to practice in Victoria in 2005, Ben has worked as a specialist insurance practitioner with a particular focus on personal injury and seaman's workers' compensation.

Ben has conducted litigation in all Victorian State Courts, the Supreme Court of Western Australia, the Federal Court and the High Court. Ben also regularly appears before the Administrative Appeals Tribunal.

Ben's career highlights include McIvor v National Mutual Life Association of Australia [2006] VSC 437 and Gunnersen & Anor v Henwood & Anor [2011] VSC 440.

Ben is qualified in Victoria (Australia).


The Melbourne office is widely recognised as being among Australia’s most distinguished maritime, trade, energy and insurance law practices.

The office handles a broad range of contentious and non-contentious work for international marine and insurance industry clients, multi-national and local mining and oil and gas companies, agricultural commodities producers and traders, financial institutions, port and terminal operators and logistics services providers, and construction contractors.

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