John Toohey Chambers


John Toohey Chambers

Contact Information

Level 3, Citibank House
37 St Georges Terrace
Perth, WA 6000
6315 3353
0422 817 123
6315 3399

Professional Information


Laura joined John Toohey Chambers in September 2018 following an appointment as an acting Magistrate and Registrar of the Family Court of Western Australia (2010 to 2017).

Laura has practised primarily in the field of family law since she was admitted to practice in February 1994. She has been a Case Manager and Legal Officer with the National Native Title Tribunal (2002 – 2004) and acted as Counsel Assisting the State’s Coroners (1998 – 2000).

Laura is a nationally accredited Mediator with AIFLAM and provides services as Mediator.

Laura is also a qualified Independent Children’s Lawyer and Separate Representative and maintains that practise in Family Court proceedings and Care and Protection Proceedings in the Children’s Court.

Membership of Professional Organisations

  • Western Australian Bar Association
  • Australian Institute o Family Law Mediators
  • Family Law Practitioners' Association of WA (Inc)
  • Family Law Section, Law Council of Australia
  • Law Society of Western Australia

Areas of Practice

Admitted to Practice

  • February 1994


  • LLB (UWA)
  • AIFLAM Nationally Accredited Mediator (2017)

Elected to WA Bar Association

4 September 2018