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Ben House

QUALIFICATIONS  
ADMITTED  2011    BAR  2019
CHAMBERS  Owen Dixon Chambers West 807

PHONE  9225 7999
MOBILE   0408 266 458
EMAIL  house@vicbar.com.au

Ben House,

AREAS OF PRACTICE

  • Common Law
  • Coronial Inquests
  • Insurance
  • Medical Negligence
  • Personal Injuries
  • Professional Negligence
  • Torts (Other Than PI)
  • Transport Accident Act
  • Work Cover

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Experience

Ben practises in common law and personal injuries matters for both plaintiffs and defendants.

Prior to coming to the bar, Ben was a Senior Associate in the Insurance and Corporate Risk team at Minter Ellison, specialising in workers' compensation litigation (including dust diseases) and medical malpractice acting on behalf of private and public hospitals and insurers. Ben also has experience in advising in relation to privacy issues, including the interpretation of the Privacy Act, Health Records Act and the Freedom of Information Act.

In addition to workers' compensation and medical malpractice, Ben accepts briefs to appear, and advise, in relation to public liability, judicial review applications, statutory benefits proceedings, coronial inquests, property damage, insurance and third-party indemnity proceedings (TAC and VWA).

Ben is reading with Robert Harper and his senior mentor is Jack Rush QC.

From 25 October 2019, Liability limited by a scheme approved under Professional Standards legislation.