Ben is a lawyer who advises founders of software, web & app, and technology companies on commercial, intellectual property, and dispute resolution matters. He has also advised clients on IT procurement contracts, software development agreements, privacy, data protection, and cyber security matters.

Ben is also well-versed in litigation and dispute resolution of software, technology and intellectual property-related matters, including trade marks and copyright. He also drafts and advises on the following commercial agreements for technology, software and web & app development companies:

  • IP / software license agreements
  • Software development contracts
  • Shareholders’ agreements
  • Terms and conditions for SaaS, software and eCommerce companies
  • Manufacturing agreements
  • Business and share sale agreements
  • Payment and direct debit terms agreements

Before becoming a lawyer in top-tier, boutique, and smaller law firms, Ben worked in the technology sector as a web & e-commerce developer, tech company director, IT company, and project manager. 

Ben’s practical experience in technology and law puts his clients at a distinct advantage. His practical knowledge of technology allows Ben to advance his clients interests and provide practical legal advice that can only come with an intimate understanding of their technology and business models.

Many clients often remark on how refreshing it is to work with a lawyer, such as Ben, who genuinely understands their technology.

More broadly, Ben assists with commercial contract drafting and negotiation, acting for companies in various commercial and corporate matters.

Although Ben primarily operates in Brisbane and Gold Coast, he also has interstate clients, including in Sydney and Melbourne.