Ben Russell


LLB, BCom - University of Canterbury

Insolvency, Dispute Resolution, Litigation

Ben is a dispute resolution specialist with broad experience in commercial litigation and insolvency law. He advises clients on a range of commercial issues including contract, property, insurance, and shareholder disputes. He regularly represents clients as lead counsel in the High Court and in mediations.

Ben often acts for clients in the property and agribusiness sectors, and represents them in disputes about matters such as leases, caveats, agreements for sale and purchase, and ownership of land.

Throughout his career, Ben has been involved in advising stakeholders in complex corporate insolvencies, particularly in relation to contentious aspects and bringing claims to recover and protect assets.

Lane Neave applies a strategic and pragmatic approach to resolving commercial disputes. As the head of our dispute resolution practice, Ben leads a team of lawyers with a wide range of skills that can be applied to help achieve our clients’ goals.