Ben Clayton

Introduction

Benjamin has commenced a 3rd six pupillage under the supervision of Colin Baran.

Prior to joining chambers, Benjamin was called to the Bar in 2009 and cross-qualified as a Solicitor Advocate, working for a national advocacy firm.

As a result of attending in excess of 5000 hearings, he has a strong grounding in civil litigation and has developed into a robust advocate.

He has a further specialism in respect of legal research, having previously been employed by LexisNexis, provding training to other legal professionals.

Benjamin prides himself on his approachable, client-focused style.

Outside of chambers, Benjamin enjoys travel, literature, cooking and running.


Personal Injury

Benjmain has represented both Claimants and Defendants in small claims, fast-track trials, interim applications as well as costs and case management hearings.

He has appeared in respect of  wide-ranging matters, including road traffic accidents, occupational health, employers’ and occupiers’ liability.

He is now developing a busy paper practice and can provide written advice and pleadings, as required.

Benjamin is prepared to accept instructions on a CFA basis where appropriate.

Education

Bar Vocational Course - Very Competent
Law & Psychology BSc (QLD) - 2:1

Appointments and Memberships

The Honourable Society of Middle Temple
Personal Injury Bar Association