Alain Musikanth

ChambersFrancis Burt Chambers
Street AddressLevel 17, Allendale Square, 77 St George's Terrace, Perth Western Australia 6000
Postal AddressGPO Box C122 , Perth Western Australia 6839
DX AddressDX 182, Perth
Telephone(08) 9220 0503
Mobile0403 825 651
Fax(08) 9325 9111
Year Admitted to Practice 2002 (WA) 1994 (South Africa)
Year Elected to WABA2006
Year Appointed QC/SC
QualificationsBA, LLB, LLM
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Alain practises in commercial litigation with a particular focus on professional liability and regulation, insurance and contentious tax matters.

Alain has worked in litigation for over 20 years, having spent most of his career practising as a barrister at the independent bar. He has appeared as both lead and junior counsel in a wide range of contested matters in a variety of Courts and tribunals and has acted in complex commercial litigation.  

Alain has sat as both a mediator and as an arbitrator and is a member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (MCIArb).

He is the current President of the Law Society of Western Australia and a Director of the Law Council of Australia.

Before joining the WA Bar Alain was special counsel in the commercial litigation division of Corrs Chambers Westgarth, having joined that firm in 2001. Prior to Corrs he practised as a barrister in Cape Town, South Africa.


  • Administrative & Constitutional
  • Building & Construction
  • Commercial Law
  • Coronial Inquiries
  • Corporations
  • Defamation
  • Disciplinary Tribunals
  • Employment Law
  • Equity
  • Insolvency
  • Insurance
  • Landlord & Tenant
  • Mining Law
  • Professional Negligence
  • Property Law
  • Taxation
  • Trade Practices

Liability limited by a Scheme approved under the Professional Standards Legislation