We are always keen to attract talented, well-motivated barristers to Francis Burt Chambers. In particular, Chambers looks forward to growth in its female membership and has flexible tenancy arrangements to accommodate particular needs. You can obtain additional information from our Executive Officer on +61 8 9220 0500. The Executive Officer can also refer a prospective applicant to a member of chambers who can explain what is involved in practising from chambers, answer questions and provide a tour of our premises and facilities. All enquires and applications for membership are dealt with in strict confidence.
PremisesChambers occupies six floors of Allendale Square and is within easy walking distance of the Federal Court of Australia, Supreme Court and Law Library, Family Court of Western Australia and Central Law Courts. Facilities available include conference rooms on every floor, including a large conference room and three small break out rooms on Level 12 that are available to hire for Arbitrations and Mediations. The main reception is on level 19, with kitchen facilities on every floor, secretarial bays and offsite storage offered. Secure car parking is limited to twenty seven bays and members are advised when bays become available.
FacilitiesMembers enjoy the full range of technical support facilities, accessible 24 hours a day. Technical facilities include fully networked computer facilities with high-speed Internet access, DVD/TV, photocopiers with facsimile function, direct dial telephones and conference call facilities. Support facilities and services include an extensive legal library, IT seminars and training, on-line legal data bases, continuing legal education, mentoring, Common Room/bar and regular social functions.
Tenancy ArrangementsChambers recognises that at times members may require flexibility in their tenancy arrangements. Accordingly, room-share and door tenancy arrangements are available.
Pupillage and Mentoring
There is a pupillage system in place for new members who wish to commence practice at the Bar as a pupil.