Ebenezer Assibey-Bonsu

Senior Associate

Qualifications: LLM, JD, GDLP, BCom (Finance)



Ebenezer has over seven years of experience in commercial litigation, focusing on construction disputes, corporate insolvency, and restructuring.

Ebenezer has represented and advised clients in a broad range of litigation matters, including large construction defect claims and recovery proceedings, regulatory defence matters (ASIC prosecutions and WorkSafe prosecutions), and general commercial disputes (banking and finance litigation and debt recovery).

Ebenezer is passionate about giving back to the community and serves on the board for African Professionals Australia and the Society for African Lawyers Australia.


  • Acting for a contractor in a large payment claim dispute and defending a claim for liquidated damages in the Supreme Court.
  • Advising major insurers on professional indemnity claims against insured contractors, engineers, and surveyors, and representing insured’s in informal settlement conferences, mediations and Court proceedings.
  • Acting for and advising financial institutions on commencing and defending litigation involving business loan recovery, mortgage recovery, bankruptcy and insolvency matters.
  • Acting for a defendant in Supreme Court proceedings regarding a partnership dispute, and advising on the release of various PPSR registrations and loan facilities.
  • Acting for and advising a CFO in relation to an ASIC regulatory investigation regarding a cryptocurrency.
  • Acting for and advising a manufacturing company in relation to WorkSafe prosecution.
  • Acting for a plaintiff in District Court proceedings against a motor vehicle manufacturer for a defective luxury car.
  • Acting for a Respondent in the Supreme Court of Appeal regarding equitable claims for unconscionable conduct and undue influence.

Awards and recognition

The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2024
Recommended – Restructuring and insolvency

Professional Membership

  • Vice president of the African Professionals of Australia (WA)
  • Board member of the Society for African Lawyers Australia
  • Law Society of WA