Ben McPherson – Senior Associate

" I use my experience across many areas of law to deliver cost effective, commercial solutions "

Ben is admitted in Western Australia and New Zealand.

Ben practises in both general commercial law and commercial litigation.  He has particular interest in startups & ecommerce, commercial and retail leasing, property disputes, construction contracts, PPSA compliance, insolvency and employment law.

Ben is committed to achieving results for his clients, who range from small business owners to large corporates.  He has a straightforward and easy-going manner that his clients appreciate.

Outside of work, Ben enjoys sports including golf, tennis, soccer and touch rugby.


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The SAT – reluctant interstate traveller

7th September 2018

Since its inauguration in 2005, the jurisdiction of the State Administrative Tribunal in Western Australia (SAT) has expanded exponentially to include more than 154 pieces of statutory legislation. The appeal of the SAT as a less complex, more informal, less procedurally stringent and expedited manner of dispute resolution has gained momentum and traction among the... read more

Planning approval conditions – are they valid?

24th August 2018

The recent decision of Deputy President, Judge Parry, of the State Administrative Tribunal in Prosser v City of Bunbury [2018] WASAT 41 reminds us of the importance for developers to scrutinise the planning approval conditions imposed, as one or more of the conditions may be unlawful. Local Government may impose various types of planning approval... read more

Riaan Piek

26th March 2018

Introducing Riaan Piek, Litigation Counsel, who recently joined the firm to bolster Fletcher Law’s expanding litigation capacity with his 20 years’ experience as a lawyer advising on risk and the prevention, minimisation, control, balance and management of its consequences. Whilst Riaan has been a commercial litigator for most of his professional life, he has a... read more