Elspeth Hensler

ChambersFrancis Burt Chambers
Street AddressLevel 19, 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 0487
Mobile0407 943 520
Fax(08) 9325 9008
Emailehensler@fbc.net.au
Websitehttp://www.francisburt.com.au
Year Admitted to Practice 1993 (VIC), 1997 (WA)
Year Elected to WABA2006
Year Appointed QC/SC
QualificationsBA / LLB (Monash University) (1992)

In addition to my advocacy and opinion work as a barrister, I have given papers for the Law Society of WA and other organisations approved by the Legal Practice Board as providers of CPD for the Legal Profession in Western Australia.

I am President of Australian Women Lawyers and a member of the WA Bar Council, the WA Bar Association, the Law Society of WA, Women Lawyers of WA, and AMPLA, and a former Chair of the Western Australian Legal Assistance Forum, and President of Women Lawyers of WA Inc.  In 2014 I was presented with the Attorney General’s Community Service Law Award and jointly presented with the Western Australian Bar Association Distinguished Service Award. In 2015 I received Women Lawyers of WA’s award for Woman Lawyer of the Year.

 

I sail, cycle and am a freelance double bass player. I am a committee member of Nova (an organisation promoting contemporary classical music).

AREAS OF PRACTICE

  • Bankruptcy
  • Building & Construction
  • Commercial Law
  • Consumer Protection
  • Corporations
  • Disciplinary Tribunals
  • Environment
  • Equity
  • Insolvency
  • Insurance
  • Landlord & Tenant
  • Mining Law
  • Professional Negligence
  • Property Law
  • Taxation
  • Trade Practices
  • Wills & Estates

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