Steven Penglis

ChambersFourth Floor Chambers
Street AddressLevel 4, 40 St Georges Terrace, Perth WA 6000
Postal AddressAs above
DX Address
Telephone(08) 9221 4050
Mobile0419 767 724
Fax(08) 9221 6072
Year Admitted to Practice 1982 (NSW), 1984 (WA)
Year Elected to WABA2012
Year Appointed QC/SC
QualificationsB.Jurs (UNSW), LLB (UNSW)

Prior to being called to the Bar in October 2012, Steven was the senior commercial litigation partner at Freehills, Perth.  Steven commenced practice (in New South Wales) in 1983 and became a partner of Freehills in 1987.  He was the Pro Bono Partner of Freehills Perth from 1991 to 2012.  Steven is a director and former Chair of the ASX listed ThinkSmart Limited and a part-time senior member of the Administrative Appeal Tribunal (since 2005).  Steven has served as a member of the Council of the Law Society of Western Australia (2002-2012) and as convenor of the Society's Courts Committee (totalling 15 years to 2012).  Steven has also served as a member (1996-2011) and Chair (2002-2007) of the Legal Practice Board of Western Australia and a member of the Legal Profession Complaints Committee (2010/11).


  • Commercial Law
  • Competition Law
  • Coronial Inquiries
  • Corporations
  • Disciplinary Tribunals
  • Equity
  • Mining Law
  • Trade Practices

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