Varun Ghosh

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 0444
Mobile0416 933 266
Fax(08) 9325 9111
Year Admitted to Practice 2009
Year Elected to WABA2017
Year Appointed QC/SC
QualificationsBA (H1); LLB(H1) (UWA); LLM (Cantab)
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Varun Ghosh is a barrister with a wide-ranging practice. He focuses on commercial, construction, infrastructure, and financial disputes as well as equity, administrative law, and constitutional law.

Prior to joining the bar, Varun was a senior associate in the disputes team of King & Wood Mallesons in Perth, where he represented banks, resources companies, and construction companies in a range of commercial disputes. He has also taught administrative and constitutional law at the University of Western Australia.

Varun was previously a legal consultant at the World Bank in Washington D.C., advising in relation to global financial stability policy and insolvency law reform.


He was also an associate in the banking team at White & Case LLP in New York where he acted for a range of banks, private equity groups, and borrowers in relation to leveraged finance transactions.


He has a Bachelor of Arts (First Class Honours) and a Bachelor of Law (First Class Honours) from the University of Western Australia and a Master of Law degree from the University of Cambridge, where he studied on a Frank Downing Law Scholarship.



  • Administrative & Constitutional
  • Building & Construction
  • Commercial Law
  • Conflict of Laws
  • Consumer Protection
  • Corporations
  • Equity
  • Trade Practices

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