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Corrs Chambers Westgarth

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Brisbane, Melbourne, Perth, Port Moresby, Sydney
Corrs Chambers Westgarth, Ben Davidson, Melbourne, AUSTRALIA

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Ben Davidson

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Corrs Chambers Westgarth

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Litigation & Dispute Resolution / Major Projects & Infrastructure.




Throughout his career, Ben Davidson has stood out for his ability to understand the commercial impacts to his clients’ operations and tailor solutions that lead to favourable outcomes. He is known for his ability to keep his eye on the big picture when advising on a highly technical legal dispute. Ben’s expertise in managing negotiations and disputes, and experience in running cases in all jurisdictions has seen him act for a number of Corrs’ major clients across a range of industries. His experience includes major projects such as the $43 billion National Broadband Network; arbitral proceedings related to the $400 million Bass Gas Project; and high profile contractual dispute resolution matters in the Supreme Court of Victoria.


Australian Corporate Lawyers Association Member Institute of Arbitrators and Meditators Australia Member Australian Mining and Petroleum Law Association (The Resources and Energy Law Association) Member Australian Centre of International Commercial Arbitration Member National Financial Solutions Non-Executive Director.



Within: Construction

Corrs Chambers Westgarth’s team has strong contentious capabilities, coupled with a busy infrastructure and transport front-end practice, and remains a key player in the market. Regarded practice head Ben Davidson has been busy representing a client in a high-value dispute, and, in a separate matter, acted in an international arbitration matter. Chris Ryder continues to represent an engineering and infrastructure company in contentious matters in the resources sector; he and Rod Dann regularly act for a number of major contractors. Serco sought the team's advice in relation to its successful bid to operate and maintain facilities under the Grafton Prison PPP, New South Wales’ largest correctional centre. Jane Hider regularly acts for government clients. Civil engineer and lawyer Michael Earwaker is regarded for technical disputes. Andrew Stephenson is highly regarded. Simon Ashworth left to join K&L Gates.

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