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Lawrence Ben.


Lawrence has almost 10 years' experience in industrial relations and legislative affairs. Based in the Adelaide office, he specialises in employment and industrial law.

Working on Kaurna lands (Adelaide)

"Helping people is what the law is all about, and my focus each day is delivering fair results for my clients."

Talk to Lawrence about

Employment law
Workers' compensation
Industrial law

Lawrence's qualifications

  • Bachelor of Laws (Hons), University of Adelaide
  • Bachelor of Arts (History), University of Adelaide
  • Master of Arts (Labor Studies), City University of New York
  • Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice, College of Law (Sydney)

Lawrence's experience

Lawrence has extensive experience working for unions in both Australia and the United States. Most recently, he worked in the national office of one of the largest private sector unions in the United States. Admitted to the Supreme Court of South Australia in 2016, Lawrence holds a Bachelor of Laws (Hons) and a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Adelaide, and a Master of Arts (Labor Studies) from the City University of New York.

Lawrence's expertise

Lawrence practises in all areas of employment, workers' compensation and industrial law for employees. He is strategic and always focused on delivering practical and cost-effective outcomes for those in need of advice and assistance.

A skilled negotiator, Lawrence has a particular interest in resolving collective disputes and providing advice to clients in their employment law matters. Lawrence also brings experience with electoral law, and legislative advocacy and advice, having regularly appeared before legislative committees of inquiry in both Australia and the United States.

Lawrence's awards

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