Ben Hill has over 23 years’ experience in personal injury law in 4 states and territories.
Prior to coming to the Bar, Ben worked for the Transport Accident Commission (TAC) as a solicitor with a portfolio of statutory benefits, serious injury and common law claims before VCAT, County Court and Supreme Court jurisdictions.
Ben was also a Senior Legal Counsel at Worksafe Victoria and was part of the team responsible for the management of WorkSafe’s $2B common law scheme. His major focus was to provide a socially and financially acceptable common law scheme to benefit all Victorians, including policy and legislation development, mentor and training responsibilities to junior Legal Panel members, stakeholder liaison, consideration of legal advice from Counsel and Legal Panel lawyers concerning serious injury, common law recovery claims and the provision of instructions, along with court ordered mediations and the like.
His broad experience has secured him readership with Scott Smith of Counsel.