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Ben Williams



Level 15
Brookfield Place - Tower 2
123 St Georges Terrace
Perth WA 6000 Australia

Office Telephone: +61 (0)8 9422 4700
Office Fax: +61 (0)8 9422 4777

Direct Dial (Perth): +61 (0)8 9422 4709

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Ben specialises in commercial and regulatory law with a particular emphasis on electricity and competition law. Ben has an extensive background in electricity market design, law mathematics and statistics and economics – this unique blend of experiences allows Ben to communicate effectively with both technical and non-technical people, quickly and deeply understand his client's business and issues and focus on advice that enables his clients to navigate current issues and avoid future issues. 

Ben's extensive work in developing and implementing significant reform agendas has also given him an insight into the pressure points associated with implementing such agendas. Ben has extensive experience in the electricity industry, with a particular emphasis on the Western Australian wholesale electricity market. 

Ben advises on all aspects of electricity markets, including wholesale power procurement and sales, retail power procurement and sales, network access and services, regulatory compliance, gas and coal contracting, metering and general strategic advice and related competition law matters. He also provides advice on general regulatory compliance, general competition law matters, administrative law disputes and international trade disputes.


Perth has been the epicentre of Australia's recent resources boom with major players in the construction energy and shipping sector engaged in large-scale projects involving mining, LNG, renewables, infrastructure and logistics in Western Australia.

HFW's Perth team are recognised as leaders in the energy space working on ground-breaking renewables projects and helping set the regulatory landscape in terms of grid connections. Our construction and shipping teams have worked on nearly every LNG project, as well as major offshore construction projects in Western Australia in recent years.

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