Grant Benskin

Grant Benskin – Law Graduate


LLB (Hons) and BA

gbenskin@fletcherlaw.com.au

" I am committed to my work, bringing a fresh perspective to addressing legal challenges "

Grant graduated from the University of Western Australia with a Bachelor of Laws (Hons) and Bachelor of Arts, majoring in Political Science and International Relations.  He completed the Department of Health (WA) Graduate Development Program before joining Fletcher Law in 2017.

With an interest in a number of areas of commercial law, Grant works closely with senior lawyers across a range of litigious and general commercial matters.  He is currently completing the College of Law Practical Legal Training Program and aims to be admitted in Western Australia in late 2017.

Outside work, Grant plays the bagpipes with the City of Cockburn Pipe Band, is a Committee Member of the Rockingham Kwinana Chamber of Commerce Young Professionals, is a coach for the Law Society Mock Trial Competition and enjoys sports including tennis and squash.

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