Ben Motro



Ben’s primary area of expertise is in employment and industrial law. Ben provides advice to clients in all areas of employment law, industrial relations and workplace health and safety, and in a variety of industries, including the IT, retail, manufacturing, food & beverage, and pharmaceutical industries.

Ben has significant experience advising on and preparing employment contracts, enterprise agreements, deeds of release and employer policies. He also assists clients in litigious matters, including acting for clients in unfair dismissal, general protections and discrimination law matters. Ben also has extensive litigation experience in restraint of trade matters, disputes concerning the protection of confidential information, and other employment contract disputes.



‘Ben Motro was an exceptional support through a series of challenging issues. Ben was always very easy to get a hold of, he has a great disposition which makes working with him an absolute pleasure.’
The Legal 500 Asia-Pacific: Australia – Labour and employment – 2024 edition

‘I have worked closely with Ben Motro for a number of years now, and no matter how small of an issue, Ben always provides an outcome with our best interest in mind. Ben is an expert in his field and is not afraid to educate you and make recommendations on how we can minimise our risk when it comes to employment.’
The Legal 500 Asia-Pacific: Australia – Labour and employment – 2022 edition

‘Always available, great communication if there could be a delay in assisting. Always responsive, no follow up needed. Great help especially from Ben Motro in all HR matters.’
The Legal 500 Asia-Pacific: Australia – Labour and employment – 2022 edition


  • Best Lawyers in Australia – Recognised for Human Rights Law (Sydney, AU) – Since 2022 edition
  • The Legal 500 Asia Pacific – Recommended for Labour and employment – Since 2018 edition

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  • Member, Law Society of NSW
  • Member, Australian Human Resources Institute (AHRI)

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