Area of expertise

Insurance Law

  • General Insurance
  • Professional Indemnity
  • Property & Industrial Special Risk Claims
  • Recoveries
  • Crime / Fidelity

Ben Dowling

Special Counsel BA, JD

office Melbourne
phone +61 3 8687 7388

Ben is an accomplished litigator with experience across a diverse range of insurance and commercial practice areas.

He has acted for a range of professionals in professional indemnity claims including directors and officers, solicitors, engineers, estate agents and building professionals. This includes providing coverage advice to both Australian and international insurers, underwriters and underwriting agencies.

Ben also has extensive experience in subrogated recovery work arising from property damage, business interruption and fidelity claims has been involved in a number of large, complex recoveries in which successful results were achieved.

Ben is highly regarded by clients for his skill in establishing a clear strategy at the outset of each matter referred to him, then applying a straightforward, practical style to meet his client’s goals.

Published Articles

Further consideration of non-disclosure, misrepresentation and joinder of insurers

Legal Directions

Blakeley v CGU Insurance Ltd VSCA 378 Introduction This decision is the latest in a long running dispute between the liquidators…

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Professional Membership

  • Australian Professional Indemnity Group
  • Law Institute of Victoria