Ben Nearhos

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Professional experience

Ben is a Senior Associate at Cowen Schwarz Marschke, having joined the firm as a Graduate Law Clerk in November 2016. He was admitted to the legal profession in December 2017, was appointed an Associate of the firm in January 2022, and Senior Associate in July 2023.

Ben practises principally in commercial and insolvency litigation. He has experience in a wide variety of disputes, including contractual and trust claims, breaches of directors’ duties, trade practices, Liquidator and Bankruptcy Trustee claims, professional negligence and insolvency matters.

Ben has acted for a range of clients from individuals, Liquidators/Bankruptcy Trustees, businesses, to public companies. He has engaged in litigation in various forums, including Queensland State Courts, Federal Courts, QCAT, other State Courts, and appellate courts (including the High Court of Australia).

Ben also presents on insolvency topics at Australian Restructuring Insolvency and Turnaround Association (ARITA) forums.

Qualifications and Memberships
  • Bachelor of Laws (Hons)
  • Bachelor of Commerce
  • Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice
  • Member of the Queensland Law Society
  • Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Queensland
  • Solicitor of the High Court of Australia
  • Rising Stars 2023 – Commercial Litigation & Insolvency Law – Doyle’s Guide (recognised 2022 and 2023)

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