Ben is an Australian born lawyer and has been working at Matysik & Marshall P.C. since early 2014 becoming a Principal in 2021. Before coming to the Cook Islands, Ben worked at a commercial litigation firm in Brisbane, Australia after working at a free community legal centre. He has experience in commercial litigation and property law.
Ben is a Chambers and Partners Global ranked lawyer for the Pacific Islands and the current Vice President of the Cook Islands Law Society. He has a Bachelor of Laws (with Honours) and a Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice as well as a Bachelor of Arts.