Terence Palmer

ChambersQuayside Chambers
Street AddressLevel 36, Exchange Tower, 2 The Esplanade, Perth WA 6000
Postal AddressAs above
DX Address
Telephone(08) 9460 5280
Mobile0401 784 074
Year Admitted to Practice 1998
Year Elected to WABA2008
Year Appointed QC/SC
QualificationsLLB, BA

Terry Palmer has a commercial litigation practice with an emphasis on corporate law, financial services, insurance and building and construction.  He appears for clients in all State and Federal Courts and Tribunals in Western Australia and he has experience both in domestic and international arbitration.  He acts for a diverse range of clients including clients in the insurance, professional services, construction, mining and oil and gas sectors. 

Terry's practice encompasses high value complex commercial disputes in superior courts or arbitration as well as matters in the District Court and in Tribunals.  Terry is accustomed to acting both as sole counsel and as part of a team of leading and other junior counsel, solicitors and experts.   He appreciates that irrespective of the size of the dispute, clients value insightful critical thinking, commerciality and excellent advocacy.

Terry was admitted in 1998 and elected to the Western Australian Bar Association in 2008.  Before being elected, Terry was a Special Counsel at the Australian Securities and Investments Commission and a Senior Associate at Clayton Utz.  He was educated at The University of Western Australia.


  • Commercial Law
  • Consumer Protection
  • Coronial Inquiries
  • Corporations
  • Disciplinary Tribunals
  • Equity
  • Insurance
  • Landlord & Tenant
  • Personal Injury
  • Professional Negligence
  • Trade Practices

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