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Ben Wilford is a commercial litigation lawyer based in Sydney.
Ben's focus is in all forms of commercial litigation, dispute resolution and government inquiries. He has been involved in a wide range of matters for commercial, insurance and banking clients as well as government agencies.
Ben assisted clients in matters concerning contractual disputes, professional negligence, consumer class actions, defamation, property, trust disputes and copyright infringement.
He has recently acted in a number of high profile inquires. In 2016 he has acted for the Commissioner of the NSW Police Force and his officers at the inquest into the death of Katrina Dawson and Tory Johnson at the Lindt Café Siege and for the Sydney Cricket and Sports Ground Trust at the inquest into the death of Phillip Hughes. Recently, Ben has acted for NSW Health and Roads and Maritime Services at various coronial inquiries. Further, Ben has acted for Roads and Maritime Services, Sydney Trains and the general manager of Burwood Local Council at ICAC hearings. He has also assisted his clients to prepare for Special Commissions of Inquiry, ASIC examinations and ATO investigations.
Ben has acted for clients in hearings in the Federal Court of Australia, Supreme, District and Local Courts of New South Wales, the High Court of New Zealand, as well as at mediation and other alternative dispute resolution processes.