David Blades

ChambersPerth Chambers
Street AddressLevel 1, Beaufort Centre, 82 Beaufort Street, Perth Western Australia 6000
Postal Address
DX Address
Telephone(08) 9320 3227
Mobile0419 818 944
Year Admitted to Practice ACT (1999), High Court (2001), WA (2005)
Year Elected to WABA2007, 2012
Year Appointed QC/SC
QualificationsLLB (Adelaide), BA (Adelaide), Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice (ANU), Graduate Certificate in Applied Finance and Investment (FINSIA), Accredited Mediator in accordance with the Australian National Mediation Standards

After being admitted to legal practice in Canberra in 1999 and working for the Department of Immigration and Multicultural Affairs, David worked as a solicitor for the Perth office of the Australian Government Solicitor from 2001 to 2006 focusing on administrative law cases in the federal courts and the Administrative Appeals Tribunal as well as negligence and general litigation in the state courts. David has also worked for a small firm specialising in property law and for the WA Department of Commerce advising on consumer protection matters. David has an interest in legal education and has lectured in the College of Law's legal practice course, and regularly present CPD seminars. In 2011-2012 David acted as a Deputy Registrar of the Federal Court in the WA Registry. 


  • Administrative & Constitutional
  • Bankruptcy
  • Commercial Law
  • Consumer Protection
  • Employment Law
  • Immigration
  • Industrial Law
  • Insolvency
  • Insurance
  • Personal Injury
  • Taxation
  • Wills & Estates

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