Anthony Power


D   08 9220 0444
M   0419 281 928
E   apower@francisburt.com.au

Year of election to the Bar:
1999

 

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Areas of practice

Civil

Arbitration and mediation
Arbitrators and mediators
Domestic commercial arbitration
International commercial arbitration

Commercial
Building and construction
Competition
Construction and engineering
Consumer protection law
Contractual disputes
Corporations law
Insurance
International commercial arbitration
Mining and resources
Native title
Professional liability
Restraint of trade

Defamation

Industrial and employment
Discrimination
Employment contracts and restraint of trade
Industrial disputes and statutory employment rights
Workplace health and safety

Personal injuries
Dust diseases
Insurance – disability claims
Motor vehicles
Work injury damages

Torts
Intentional torts
Negligence
Professional negligence
 

Criminal

Commissions and other inquiries  
Crime and corruption commission

Coronial inquests

Regulatory offences
Workplace health and safety
 

Public

Environment and planning
Local government

Public and administrative
Discrimination
Native title

 

Profile

Tony Power has practised at Francis Burt Chambers since 1999. He has a broad practice, predominantly in construction, contract, corporations, equal opportunity, labour, insurance and tort.

Tony has worked in almost all Courts and Tribunals, the Corruption and Crime Commission, Royal Commissions and as a mediator. He has also sat on occasions as a Commissioner of the District Court of Western Australia.

Tony is briefed by international, national and local firms; and appears for corporations and individuals. He is experienced, thorough and hardworking with a strong commitment to achieving the best possible outcome.

Tony is extensively involved in legal education, with a strong focus on advocacy. He is an Adjunct Professor at The University of Notre Dame Australia and Murdoch University, where he teaches trial advocacy. He trained as an instructor with the Australian Advocacy Institute. Continuing professional development providers frequently call on him to present at seminars for the legal profession.

Tony also acts as a mentor to law students, law clerks, junior members of the bar and the wider legal profession; and conducts a significant pro bono practice.

 

Qualifications

Date of admission: 23 December 1981

Qualifications: B.Juris, LLB

 

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