John Toohey Chambers


John Toohey Chambers

Contact Information

Level 3, Citibank House
37 St Georges Terrace
Perth, WA 6000
(08) 6315 3315
0415 206 773
(08) 6315 3399

Professional Information


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 (including commercial lease disputes)
* banking & finance
* bankruptcy & corporate insolvency
* commercial law, trade practices & contractual disputes
* family law property matters (appeals and matters involving trusts, superannuation funds, company & third party issues)
* wills, estates & contested probate matters
* intellectual property (particularly Trade Marks & passing off)
* constitutional law
* choice of law (private international law)

Brendan regularly appears as counsel before all courts and various tribunals at trial and appellate level. Brendan is a Certified Trusts and Estate Practitioner (STEP).

Brendan is a member of the Mental Health Human Research Ethics Committee (North Metropolitan Health Service).

Brendan was previously a member of the Child and Adolescent Health Service Board (and the Board's Audit & Risk Committee) from 2016 to 2018, and prior to that the CAHS Governing Council from 2012. Brendan has also been a member of the Legal Costs Committee, 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.

Membership of Professional Organisations

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