John Hockley

ChambersFrancis Burt Chambers
Street AddressLevel 25, 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 0535
Mobile0407 192 877
Fax(08) 9325 2041
Year Admitted to Practice 1994 (WA), 1974 (NSW), 1979 (VIC), 1993 (QLD, SA TAS, ACT & NT)
Year Elected to WABA1994
Year Appointed QC/SC
QualificationsBSc (Hons), Dip Ed, PhD (UNE), LLB (UNSW), LLM (Melb), Dip Intll Tax (Harv)
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John is a highly experienced advocate, mediator and Harvard-trained negotiator. He is a registered adjudicator under the Construction Contracts Act 2004 (WA) and has acted as both counsel and arbitrator in arbitration.

With extensive practice in many areas of law, John specialises in resources law, corporate law and succession law. He regularly appears in leading succession law cases in WA, as well as advising on and appearing in taxation and revenue cases in the Federal Court and the Australian Administrative Tribunal.


  • Administrative & Constitutional
  • Bankruptcy
  • Building & Construction
  • Commercial Law
  • Conflict of Laws
  • Consumer Protection
  • Coronial Inquiries
  • Corporations
  • Defamation
  • Disciplinary Tribunals
  • Environment
  • Equity
  • Family & De Facto
  • Immigration
  • Industrial Law
  • Insolvency
  • Intellectual Property
  • Landlord & Tenant
  • Liquor Licensing
  • Local Government
  • Mining Law
  • Native Title
  • Professional Negligence
  • Property Law
  • Taxation
  • Trade Practices
  • Wills & Estates

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