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BEN SANDFORD

BEN SANDFORD

LAWYER

Telephone: (07) 3007 3722 | Email: bsandford@mahoneys.com.au

Position

Ben joined the Mahoneys in late 2016 to work under Ben Seccombe and Mitchell Downes in the litigation department, having started his career at a boutique Brisbane commercial litigation firm.

Ben was admitted as a solicitor of the Supreme Court of Queensland and High Court of Australia in 2014 and in his young career has gained experience in a wide variety of litigation and commercial matters.

Professional Background 

Ben graduated from the University of Queensland in 2013 with bachelors degrees in Law and Science majoring in biomedical physiology.

Ben also holds a Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice from the College of Laws, Brisbane.

Expertise

Ben’s areas of practice include:

  • Commercial and contract disputes;
  • Partnership disputes;
  • Trust, equity and fiduciary litigation;
  • Planning and environment appeals and advice;
Recent Experience

Ben has recently acted for clients in relation to:

  • partnership disputes arising from breach of fiduciary duty by a partner and accessorial liability under the second limb of Barnes v Addy;
  • large scale development appeals before the planning and environment court regarding the construction of a mosque;
  • litigation against lenders for breaches of obligations under the banking code arising from improper lending;
  • review of the ruling of a trustee in bankruptcy in relation to a creditor’s proof of debt;
  • commercial leasing disputes arising from insufficient make good at the conclusion of tenancy.

 

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