Ben Game

Associate
Practice areas
Commercial property
Competition and regulatory
Corporate and commercial law
Dispute resolution
Service industries
Languages spoken
English, Mandarin, French

Ben Game is an Associate at Moulis Legal in the Dispute Resolution team and is based in our Canberra office.

Assisting commercial organisations of many sizes across a broad range of industries, Ben ensures our clients are informed and engaged by clearly explaining relevant legal issues.

Combined with his consistent attention to detail, Ben helps our clients achieve a clear and efficient resolution process. Ben understands the commercial realities of legal disputes and advises on creative, out-of-court resolutions without the need for litigation wherever possible.

Ben is knowledgeable in a wide range of commercial law matters including contract disputes, insolvency and commercial leasing. He has appeared in a range of State and Federal courts and tribunals and advised regarding judicial review of government decisions in the international trade space. He has also advised in high profile out-of-court matters involving alleged fraud and professional misconduct.

Ben is proficient in Mandarin Chinese, which throughout his legal career has enabled him to assist Mandarin-speaking clients and work directly with legal documents and other source material written in Mandarin. Ben is also fluent in French.

Ben graduated with a Bachelor of Laws (Hons I) and Bachelor of Arts (Chinese Language Major, Advanced French Studies Minor) from the Australian National University in 2016. He was admitted to the ACT Supreme Court on 1 May 2020.

Outside of work, Ben’s interests include video gaming, technology and travel. He also judges law competitions run by the ANU Law Students’ Society.

Knowledge pieces by Ben Game
ACT property developer reforms are imminent. Could developers become liable for building defects?

The ACT Government is reviewing whether building regulations should hold developers liable for building defects, in addition to builders. The government has indicated that these regulations could emulate NSW’s broad and multifaceted laws holding developers liable for defects.

What happens when your commercial tenant becomes insolvent? Two cautionary tales for landlords

As these cautionary tales suggest, if a tenant goes into administration or liquidation, landlords would be wise to seek specialist advice. The lesson is simple: a landlord should not lightly assume that the appointment of an administrator or liquidator implies the end of the lease or a right to re-enter the premises.

Why is Australia shy about getting litigation data from overseas?

If a litigant needs documents from the other party to prove its case, an Australian court will issue a properly bounded subpoena for the documents to be produced to the court or an order that the documents be “discovered” by the litigant.