Martin Bennett

Martin Bennett


Admitted in 1978 Martin’s reputation as one of Perth’s leading and most fearless advocates has been built on a career of considerable achievement across all areas of civil and commercial litigation and regulation. Well known for his high-profile appearances – and successes – in the High Court, Federal Court, Western Australian Supreme and District Courts, Martin is a brilliant strategic thinker and one of Western Australia’s most eminent counsel.

Martin has once more been voted by his peers as one of Western Australia’s Preeminent Lawyers for Commercial Litigation & Dispute Resolution in the 2017 Edition of Doyle’s Guide to the Australian Legal Profession.

Doyle’s Guide 2017 has also recognised Martin as a Leading Commercial Litigation and Dispute Resolution Lawyer Australia wide.

+61 8 6316 2200

Areas of Expertise

  • Administrative Law
  • Automotive
  • Commercial Arbitration (International and Domestic) and Expert Determinations
  • Commercial Litigation and Dispute Resolution
  • Commercial Transactions
  • Competition and Consumer Law
  • Corporate and Commercial Regulatory Compliance
  • Corporate Insolvency, Reconstruction and Bankruptcy
  • Defamation
  • Duties Law
  • Employment Law
  • Energy and Resources
  • Insurance
  • Intellectual Property
  • Media
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Personal Property Securities
  • Real and Personal Property, Planning and Conveyancing
  • Trust and Managed Investments Schemes

Legal Experience

  • Heugh v Central Petroleum Ltd (No 5) [2014] WASC 311 > Learn More
  • William Buck (WA) Pty Ltd v Faulkner (No 6) [2013] WASC 342 > Learn More
  • Process Minerals International Pty Ltd v Consolidated Minerals Pty Ltd [2011] WASCA 219 > Learn More
  • University of Western Australia v Gray (No 20) [2008] FCA 498 > Learn More