John Toohey Chambers


John Toohey Chambers

Contact Information

Level 3, Council House; 27-29 St Georges Terrace, PERTH, WA, 6000
(08) 6315 3353
0413 803 603
(08) 6315 3399

Professional Information


Between 1981 and 1990 Lee practised with the Fremantle firm of Frank Unmack and Cullen (from 1984 as a partner), primarily in the areas of personal injury and civil litigation, crime, family law and conveyancing.

From 1990 to 1996 Lee practised as a senior associate with the firm of Michell Sillar McPhee Meyer in personal injury and insurance litigation, and later assumed the conduct of the firm’s family law practice.

In 1996 Lee joined Legal Aid where he practised as a senior solicitor and trial lawyer in family law, representing parties and children before leaving to commence practice as a barrister at John Toohey Chambers in November 2009.

Lee is an accredited family law specialist and an accredited family dispute resolution practitioner (mediator).

Membership of Professional Organisations

  • Western Australian Bar Association
  • Law Society of Western Australia
  • Law Council of Australia
  • Family Law Practitioners’ Association of WA

Areas of Practice

Admitted to Practice

  • 1978


  • B Juris - University of WA 1976
  • LLB - University of Western Australia 1977

Elected to WA Bar Association