Litigation and Dispute Resolution
We are Western Australia’s leading litigation and dispute resolution firm. Our high performing team has the capability and experience to effectively handle the largest and most complex disputes.Our expertise
Corporate and Commercial Law
Our litigation experience means we know the common weaknesses in commercial contracts and agreements. That’s why our corporate and commercial teams are able deliver the most effective commercial outcomes for our clients.Our expertise
Our employment team led by Stephen Kemp in conjunction with Nathan Ebbs and Martin Bennett act for ASX-listed entities, private companies, public sector employers and executive employees.Our expertise
Our specialist intellectual property team collaborates with clients on the cutting edge in their respective fields to commercialise and protect their most valuable assets.Our expertise
Media and Defamation
We are the largest and most experienced specialist media and defamation law practice in Western AustraliaOur expertise
Since its foundation in 2011, Bennett has been at the forefront of Western Australia's legal landscape.
Limitations on fixed term employment contracts under the Fair Work Act 2009: is your business prepared?
On 7 December 2023, amendments to the Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth) (FW Act) relating to the use of fixed term employment contracts will take effect. Those amendments will significantly limit the …Read article
Turbocharging the Commonwealth’s fiscal powers: High Court expands excise power to include taxes on the consumption of goods
On Wednesday 18 October, the High Court of Australia handed down its long-awaited decision in Vanderstock v State of Victoria  HCA 30 (Vanderstock). By a 4:3 majority, the Court ruled that …Read article
Police officers’ duties of care at protests
In Cullen v State of New South Wales  NSWSC 653, the Supreme Court of New South Wales awarded $800,000 to a bystander at a rally who suffered a significant head injury …Read article