Ben Farmer Director
LLB, BA (Juris)
Ben was admitted to practice in 1994 and spent his early years in Darwin and Perth prior to joining Clelands Lawyers Adelaide in 1997. Ben has been a partner with Clelands Lawyers Adelaide since 2002. Ben practices in Family Law and Employment Law. In particular Ben specialises in:
- drafting and advising on pre-nuptial agreements,
- matrimonial property settlement disputes including cases involving complex commercial and corporate structures,
- de facto and same relationship matters, and
- complex custody disputes.
Ben also has volunteered his time to mentor final year law students from Flinders University to assist them with queries and questions relating to their transition from students to the workforce.
Ben has been a volunteer at Roma Mitchell Community Legal Centre for 15 years and prior to this volunteered at the Law Society Free Advice Service for about 5 years.
Ben has also been a guest lecturer at Flinders University Law School.
Ben took extended leave in 2015, having travelled the globe with his wife and three children and experienced an incredible variety of cultures, experiences and challenges. He is often heard around the office, stating "If you think law is hard, try spending every waking hour for a year with 3 young kids."
Areas of Practice
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