Kanaga Dharmananda SC

ChambersQuayside Chambers
Street AddressLevel 36, Exchange Tower, 2 The Esplanade, Perth WA 6000
Postal AddressAs above
DX Address
Telephone(08) 9460 5299
Mobile0424 509 581
Year Admitted to Practice 1989 (WA), 2000 (England & Wales)
Year Elected to WABA2006
Year Appointed QC/SC2010
QualificationsBJuris (Hons), LLB (Hons) (UWA), BCL (Oxon), LLM (Harvard)

Kanaga began his career at Mallesons in Perth and Sydney.  Kanaga was a partner at Corrs, Counsel with Mitsubishi Corporation, Tokyo, and Counsel with the United Nations in Geneva.  In these roles, and in firms in Asia, he worked on corporate, resources, and international arbitration matters.  Kanaga is a Visiting Fellow at the UWA Law School, teaching International Commercial Arbitration.  He is on the board of editors for the Australian Energy and Resources Law Journal, and is the General Editor of the Australian Resources Law Reports.


  • Administrative & Constitutional
  • Bankruptcy
  • Building & Construction
  • Commercial Law
  • Conflict of Laws
  • Corporations
  • Equity
  • Insolvency
  • Mining Law
  • Trade Practices

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