Tom Porter

ChambersFrancis Burt Chambers
Street AddressLevel 17, 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 0309
Mobile0408 944 902
Fax(08) 9325 9111
Year Admitted to Practice 2002 (NSW), 2011 (WA)
Year Elected to WABA2014
Year Appointed QC/SC
QualificationsBA, LLB (WAust); LLM (Syd) (Dist); MCIArb

Tom Porter has a broad commercial litigation practice encompassing complex construction, financial services, trade practices and property disputes. He appears as counsel in major domestic and international commercial arbitrations, both ad hoc and those administered by institutions such as the ICC and SIAC.

Prior to joining the bar, Tom worked at international law firms in Sydney and Perth. Tom completed his Master of Laws at the University of Sydney in 2011. Since 2015, Tom has formed part of the visiting faculty teaching International Commercial Arbitration at the University of Western Australia.


  • Building & Construction
  • Commercial Law
  • Conflict of Laws
  • Corporations
  • Equity
  • Mining Law
  • Property Law
  • Trade Practices

Liability limited by a Scheme approved under the Professional Standards Legislation