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Ben Smith is an employment lawyer dedicated to maximising outcomes and minimising complexity for his clients.
Gaining valuable experience in State and Commonwealth workers compensation and employment matters, Ben is committed to ensuring speedy resolutions and keeping clients informed of their position throughout the course of a matter.
Ben enjoys building relationships and trust by ensuring that his clients know that their issues are being heard and that they are important to his practice and the firm. He is acutely aware that his clients will often be seeking legal assistance for the first time and strives to make the experience as pain-free as possible.
Ben’s previous volunteer experience with Offenders Aid and Rehabilitation Services is a testament to his dedication to the underdog, and he enjoys every challenge involved with advocating for workers.
- Bachelor of Laws, Flinders University
- Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice, University of Adelaide
- Admitted to Practice 2015
MY AREAS OF EXPERTISE
- Industrial & Employment Law
- Workers Compensation
- Workplace Issues
- Total and Permanent Disablement claims
my professional interests
- Member of the Law Society of South Australia
- Member of the Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Committee and the Industrial Relations Committee of the Law Society in 2021 and 2022
Media & Blog Posts
Should I accept an offer of lump sum compensation for my workplace injury? TGB lawyer Ben Smith explains your options When you’ve been injured at work, have made a claim, and are offered lump sum compensation it’s natural to want to take the first offer and move on with your life. However, by accepting the insurance company’s...Read more
With the recent announcement that major chains Masters Home Improvement and Dick Smith Electronics will be closing their doors nationwide, Victoria Bell and Ben Smith outline what considerations employees who are being made redundant should turn their mind to.Read more