Peter Ward

ChambersFrancis Burt Chambers
Street AddressLevel 15, 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 0570
Mobile0412 400 882
Year Admitted to Practice 1997
Year Elected to WABA2015
Year Appointed QC/SC
QualificationsLLB, LLM
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Peter was a Partner of Ashurst Australia (formerly Blake Dawson) before joining Francis Burt Chambers in 2016. He practised across a wide variety of commercial and public law disputes, with a particular focus on construction & infrastructure, energy & resources, and government matters.  He practices both as counsel and as an arbitrator.

Peter has been recognised in The Best Lawyers in Australia guide in the fields of Construction and Infrastructure Law, International Arbitration, and Transportation Law. He is recommended by Doyle's Guide in its list of leading Construction Law barristers in Western Australia, having been first listed in the Guide’s list of leading construction lawyers in Western Australia in 2015.  Peter was also named in the Legal 500 Asia Pacific Guide (2013) for his "indubitable skills and knowledge".


  • Administrative & Constitutional
  • Building & Construction
  • Commercial Law
  • Conflict of Laws
  • Corporations
  • Defamation
  • Environment
  • Equity
  • Local Government
  • Planning and Development
  • Professional Negligence
  • Trade Practices

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