John Toohey Chambers


John Toohey Chambers

Contact Information

Level 3, Citibank House
37 St Georges Terrace
Perth, WA 6000
Mobile: 0407 103 280
for availability & general enquiries:

Professional Information


Rachel obtained her LL.B (Hons) in the UK in 1995. She worked in a number of management and consultancy roles in the UK until 2003, when she immigrated to Australia.

Having obtained her Australian legal qualification through UWA, she worked for a number of prominent family law firms in Perth between 2006 and 2014.

Rachel appears frequently as counsel for matters before the Family Court of Western Australia. This continues to be her primary area of practice.

Rachel is a nationally qualified mediator and provides services as a Chairperson for Mediation Style Conferences for parties engaged in Family Law negotiations and litigation.

Rachel has also appeared in the Children's Court of WA in relation to Care and Protection Matters and in the Magistrates Court of Western Australia for Violence Restraining Order matters.

Membership of Professional Organisations

  • Family Law Practitioners’ Association of Western Australia (Executive Councillor 2009 - 2015, Councillor 2016 - 2017 Member 2017 - present)
  • Western Australian Bar Association (Council Member 2016 - 2018)
  • Reproductive Technology Council (Deputy Member, representing Women's Interests 2012 - present)
  • Law Council of Australia (Family Law Section)
  • Australian Institute of Family Law Arbitrators & Mediators
  • International Surrogacy Forum
  • Doyles Guide 2016 - Recommended Junior Counsel in Family Law WA
  • Doyles Guide 2017 - Leading Junior Counsel in Family Law WA
  • Doyles Guide 2018 - Leading Junior Counsel in Family Law WA

Areas of Practice

Admitted to Practice

  • 2007


  • LL.B (Hons) - UK, 1995
  • Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice - UWA, 2005
  • Nationally accredited AIFLAM Mediator, 2012
  • LLM Masters in Applied Law, College of Law, Sydney, 2014

Elected to WA Bar Association