John Gilmour QC

Quayside Chambers
Level 36, Exchange Tower
2 The Esplanade
Perth WA 6000
Year Admitted: 1976 Year Elected to WABA: 1989 Year Appointed QC/SC: WA 1994, VIC 1996

John Gilmour QC

Born, educated and initially practised law in Scotland. Migrated to Western Australia in 1975. Called to the Western Australian Bar in 1989. Took silk in Western Australia in 1994, and in Victoria in 1996. Dual citizen of Australia and the UK.

Briefed almost exclusively in commercial cases in the Supreme Courts of Western Australia and Victoria, the Federal Court of Australia and the High Court of Australia. Extensive experience of disputes, including arbitration, in the mining and resources sector.

Justice of the Federal Court of Australia from 2006 to March 2018. Delivered almost 600 judgments spanning the full body of the Court’s work, including important judgments in commercial law, company law and trade practices.

Justice of the Supreme Court of ACT and Supreme Court of Norfolk Island to March 2018.

Listed in Doyle’s Guide 2018 Western Australia’s Leading Mediators.

Singapore International Arbitration Centre, Panel Member.

Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre, Panel Member.

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