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Welcome to John Toohey Chambers

John Toohey Chambers are named in honour of one of Western Australia's foremost jurists and former High Court Judge, the Honourable John Toohey AC QC.

Members of John Toohey Chambers are available for trial and appellate advocacy, opinion work, pleadings and appearances in all State and Federal Courts, Tribunals, Commissions of Inquiry and Administrative bodies - offering expertise across a comprehensive range of legal areas.

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Preparation of Brief

A brief is an authority and instruction provided by a solicitor to counsel to undertake specified work.

A well prepared brief will normally contain the following:

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Hon John Toohey AC QC

about-pix-05Born in Western Australia in 1930, John Toohey studied law and arts at the University of Western Australia - graduating with first class Honours in Law in 1950. He completed his arts degree with first class honours in 1956.

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Barristers practicing from John Toohey Chambers are members of the Western Australian Bar Association. As a condition of their membership of chambers each undertakes to observe and maintain a standard of conduct to be worthy of membership...

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