Ben Watson

Ben Watson


Ben graduated from Chisholm Institute with an Advanced Diploma of Justice; he then went on to study a Bachelor of Laws at Deakin University, followed by Practical Legal Training at the College of Law.

Ben commenced working in the legal industry in 2015 and has developed a broad professional background that has included experience within property and criminal law at several boutique Melbourne firms. Throughout his studies Ben has volunteered as a facilitator with the mental health organisation ‘Mr. Perfect,’ and organised the first Victorian based meet up.

Ben joined Johnstone and Reimer in November 2018. Ben works with both our Victims of Crime Assistance Tribunal and Criminal Defence teams.

Ben has a special interest in supporting victims of crime and criminal defence clients through difficult times in their lives.

Away from the law, Ben is a massive foodie, a black belt in Muay Thai kickboxing and a keen Melbourne City Supporter.

Ben Watson was fantastic with representing our son in court, Ben went above & beyond our expectation, Ben’s professionalism was amazing in the court with a gentle personal touch as well, Ben put things on hold while our son went through a rough patch, he would keep in contact to see how our son was getting on. We highly recommend Ben at Johnstone and Reimer Lawyers.