Get in touch with Ben
Adelaide(08) 8212 1077
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
If you’ve suffered hearing loss from work in Western Australia you may be entitled to a WorkCover claim, write TGB's Victoria Bell and Ben Smith.Read more
Every non-government employee is subject to an employment contract whether they know it or not, writes TGB’s Ben Smith. An employment contract is a legally binding agreement between an employer and an employee. It may be nothing but a handshake and verbal agreement, it could be in writing, or a combination of both. ...Read more
If an employer offers you a redundancy it pays to know your legal entitlements, writes TGB’s Ben Smith. Redundancy occurs when an employer no longer requires the job done by the employee to be done by anyone and makes that job redundant. There can be numerous reasons why this might happen. For example, the business...Read more