Insolvency and banking disputes partner appointed in Brisbane

Services: Dispute Resolution & Litigation, Restructuring & Insolvency
Industry Focus: Financial Services
Date: 11 October 2017

Ben Shaw has been appointed as a new partner in DibbsBarker’s Banking, Insolvency & Disputes team.

Ben’s practice focuses on dispute resolution and litigation in the banking, financial services and insolvency industries. Ben has significant experience advising and representing Australia’s four pillar banks as well as major regional banks and financial institutions. He has also acted for many of Australia’s leading insolvency practitioners and large commercial clients on various insolvency issues, including cross-border matters.

Most recently a senior associate at Henry Davis York, Ben has returned to DibbsBarker’s Brisbane office where he practised for more than six years until 2015.

“Ben’s appointment rounds out a continued period of strategic investment in our Banking, Insolvency & Disputes team,” said DibbsBarker’s managing partner Stephen Purcell. “Within the past year we have welcomed front-end banking and finance partner Jason Morris in Melbourne, and bolstered our restructuring and insolvency offering across all offices with the arrival of John Stragalinos and Joanne Hardwick in Melbourne, Wendy Jacobs and her team in Sydney, and now Ben’s return to our Brisbane office.”

“Ben also has excellent experience working with numerous banks, and he shares our dedication to fostering strong relationships and providing outstanding service to our valued clients. We are pleased that Ben has re-joined the firm,” said Stephen.

Commenting on his appointment, Ben said: “I previously enjoyed many great years in DibbsBarker’s Banking, Insolvency & Disputes team and am delighted to return as a partner. DibbsBarker is a strong firm with deep connections in the banking and finance industry, and with the scale and reach to deliver excellence while remaining adaptable to different clients’ needs.”

For more information, please contact:

Amanda Parks | Communications Manager
+61 2 8233 9704


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