Benjamin I.Holloway (Ben)


Melbourne + 61.3.9101.6826

Ben Holloway's practice is focused on high-value and complex commercial, construction, and project disputes, predominantly in the mining and oil and gas sectors. His recent experience includes acting in several large domestic and international construction arbitrations in the Asia-Pacific region.

Ben's experience also includes assisting clients in all facets of statutory adjudication of payment disputes including the preparation of payment claims and adjudication applications, preparing adjudication responses, and acting in judicial review/enforcement proceedings.

Other recent experience includes assisting clients in injunction proceedings for the enforcement and restraint of calls on performance security and advising clients with dispute avoidance and other forms of dispute resolution proceedings including mediations and expert determinations.


  • Government-owned international investment company defends allegations that it induced breaches of post-employment restraints by senior executiveJones Day advised a government-owned international investment company in relation to allegations that a senior executive breached post-employment contractual restraints owed to a former employer, and that it induced those breaches.
  • Pro bono client obtains registration and enforcement of judgment of U.S. District Court in Australian Supreme Court of VictoriaThe Melbourne office of Jones Day successfully acted in proceedings before the Supreme Court of Victoria to enforce a judgment of the U.S. District Court on behalf of Jones Day pro-bono client, Sarah Roe (a pseudonym).
  • Australian engineering and construction company resolves ongoing dispute relating to a major construction projectJones Day advised an Australian subsidiary of a major U.S. engineering and construction company in multiple proceedings challenging an arbitral award and assisted the company in achieving a settlement.
  • Duro Felguera prevails in international arbitration arising out of Roy Hill Iron Ore ProjectJones Day successfully acted for Duro Felguera Australia Pty Ltd. in a significant international arbitration with Samsung C&T Corporation arising out of the US$10 billion Roy Hill Iron Ore Project.
  • International offshore contractor manages disputes with owner and subcontractorJones Day is advising an international offshore contractor in relation to alleged defects procured by a subcontractor on the Ichthys Project.