John Toohey Chambers

Chambers

John Toohey Chambers

Contact Information

Level 3, Council House; 27-29 St George's Terrace, PERTH, WA, 6000
(08) 6315 3315
0415 206 773
(08) 6315 3399

Professional Information

Profile

In 1995 Brendan founded his own firm, later joining with a midsize City firm. From December 2001 he again practiced on his own account before joining the Bar in 2005.

Brendan practices in a range of areas with an emphasis on:
* equity & trusts (including review of trustee decisions & disputes involving superannuation funds)
* property law
* banking & finance
* bankruptcy & insolvency
* commercial law & trade practices
* family law property matters (appeals and matters involving trust, company & third party issues only)
* wills, estates and contested probate matters
* intellectual property (particularly Trade Marks & passing off)
* constitutional issues
* private international law

Brendan regularly appears as counsel before all courts and various tribunals at trial and appellate level.

Brendan is a Board Member of the Child and Adolescent Health Service, and Chair of the Board's Audit & Risk Committee. Brendan is a member of the Mental Health Human Research Ethics Committee (NMHS) and the Legal Costs Committee.

Brendan was previously a member of the Child and Adolescent Health Service Governing Council, the Council of the Law Society of WA, the Council of the Western Australian Bar Association, a board member of the Mental Health Law Centre (WA) Inc and a member of the Football West (soccer) Grievances and Appeals Tribunal.

Further information is also available at:

LinkedIn
http://au.linkedin.com/pub/brendan-ashdown/6a/159/824/

SSRN:
http://ssrn.com/author=1993348

ResearchGate:
https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Brendan_Ashdown/

Membership of Professional Organisations

  • Western Australian Bar Association
  • Law Society of Western Australia
  • Family Law Practitioners' Assoc of WA (Inc)
  • Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP)