Genevieve Cleary

ChambersFrancis Burt Chambers
Street AddressLevel 12, 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 0483
Mobile0413 636 086
Fax(08) 9325 9008
Emailgcleary@francisburt.com.au
Websitehttp://www.francisburt.com.au
Year Admitted to Practice 1990
Year Elected to WABA2015
Year Appointed QC/SC
QualificationsBA/LLB
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Genevieve joined the bar in 2015.  Prior to that she has:

·         been a state prosecutor at the DPP, including appellate work in the Supreme Court, trials in Children’s Court and administrative review as well as appearing as counsel in adult courts;
·         worked in criminal law in both private practice and at Legal Aid WA, including all levels of trials, appeals, coronial enquiries and restraining orders;
·         worked in private practice in building and construction, disciplinary and civil penalty matters and insurance litigation;
·         worked as in-house counsel at the Builders Registration Board.
 
She has taught Criminal Procedure, Criminal Law and the Laws of Evidence at university level since 1998.  Genevieve is currently the President of Criminal Lawyers Association of WA, has been Vice President of Women Lawyers WA and is completing her masters in Law Policy and Government at the University of Western Australia.

AREAS OF PRACTICE

  • Building & Construction
  • Consumer Protection
  • Coronial Inquiries
  • Criminal Law
  • Disciplinary Tribunals
  • Family & De Facto
  • Insurance

Liability limited by a Scheme approved under the Professional Standards Legislation