Ben Grant

Associate
Norton Rose Fulbright Australia

Sydney
Australia
T:+61 2 9330 8000
Sydney
Australia
T:+61 2 9330 8000
Ben Grant

Ben Grant

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Biography

Ben Grant is a dispute resolution lawyer based in Sydney. He specialises in international arbitration and litigation, with a particular focus on energy, construction and international trade. He has experience of dealing with disputes under the LCIA, ICC, ICSID and UNCITRAL rules. He also advises on drafting dispute resolution clauses and issues of enforcement and jurisdiction.

Ben was based in our London office before moving to Sydney, and before joining our firm worked as an Associate to a Justice of the Supreme Court of Queensland.


Professional experience

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  • BCom (Finance); LLB (Hons) (Qld) (2012)
  • LLM (Distinction) (London) (2015)
  • Solicitor, qualified in Queensland, Australia 2013
  • Solicitor, qualified in England & Wales 2017
  • Various ICC arbitrations and court proceedings in the UK, the US and Switzerland on behalf of a European construction company arising from post completion disputes on the Panama Canal Third Set of Locks project. Matters include claims against the state controlled Panama Canal Authority with c. US$800m in dispute.
  • Advising a consortium of oil and gas companies in relation to a dispute with a joint venture partner concerning the interpretation of a Participants Agreement. (Ad hoc arbitration, English law, London seat)
  • Representing a Canadian mining company in a dispute with its Indian off-taker concerning an alleged failure to supply. (LCIA, English law, London seat)
  • An LCIA arbitration in London on behalf of a multinational consumer goods company concerning the supply of pharmaceutical products by an Indian company for use in products to be sold in the US and subject to US FDA regulation. (LCIA, English law, London seat)
  • Acting for an international rice producer in a dispute with an American multinational corporation, in three arbitrations concerning supply, license and non-compete agreements. (LCIA, Indian law, London seat)
  • Representing a western investment group in relation to an expropriation claim against the Government of an East African nation relating to alleged interference and the indirect expropriation of significant mining assets. (ICSID).
  • Acting for one of India's largest multinational conglomerates in a dispute with a subcontractor relating to a gas plant in the Middle East. (ICC, English law, London seat)
  • English