Benedict JJ Sheehan (LLB) – Partner
Growing up in Lower Hutt, Ben attended St Patrick’s College in Silverstream, before going to Victoria University where he graduated with a Bachelor of Laws in 1988.
After graduation, Ben worked for the firm now known as ARL Lawyers for two years before heading off overseas. On his return, he worked for a private practice in both its Wellington and Porirua offices before joining ARL Lawyers again in 1995, where he became a partner in 1997.
Ben enjoys practising the law. He particularly enjoys making his clients’ legal issues go away with the minimum of fuss and cost.
Serving on the Board of Proprietors at St Patricks’s College for 15 years, 10 years as Chairman, Ben currently acts as a consultant to the board. He is also a member of Saint Peter and Paul’s parish and presents a legal lecture for those attending the marriage preparation courses organised by the Wellington Catholic Diocese.
Ben is married with three children. He is a member of the Lower Hutt Tennis Club where both he and his extended family have had a long association. Ben likes to watch rugby and enjoys ballroom and Latin American dancing with his wife.
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