Ben Morton

Professional Experience

Ben has worked on a range of complex and high profile transactions, with a particular concentration on property related dealings, providing advice in relation to a broad range of commercial and property related services including:

  • Broad acre and construction development projects;
  • Major acquisitions, disposals and joint ventures;
  • Land swaps;
  • Development advice;
  • Property companies and trusts, syndication, funds management and securitization;
  • Capital raising and property financing;
  • Planning and environmental processes and development related issues generally;
  • A wide range of leasing and property management services in commercial, retail, industrial and retirement sectors; and
  • Dispute resolution and litigation advice where necessary.
Ben acts for insolvency practitioners, secured creditors and directors of financially stressed companies in all aspects of both pre and post appointment insolvency work. Ben has considerable experience in:
  • Pre-appointment advice and strategy;
  • Restructuring and trade sales;
  • Deeds of company arrangement;
  • General insolvency advice to companies and their directors;
  • Specific insolvency law advice to insolvency practitioners;
  • Post appointment insolvency litigation;
  • Securities law advice and disputes; and
  • Intra corporate disputes between directors and shareholders.
Professional Qualifications
  • Barrister and Solicitor of the High Court of Australia
  • Barrister and Solicitor of Supreme Court of Western Australia
  • Bachelor of Laws (University of Western Australia)
          Practice Areas
          Litigation and Dispute Resolution
          Corporate and Commercial
          Insolvency, Reconstruction and Turnaround
          Contact Details
          T + 61 8 9481 8811
          F + 61 8 9481 8911

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