Asanka Gunasekera


D   08 9220 0444
0409 104 430
E   asanka@francisburt.com.au

Year of election to the Bar:
2015

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Areas of practice

Civil

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

Personal injuries
Appellate
Dust diseases
Insurance – disability claims
Judicial review – motor accidents
Judicial review – workers' compensation  
Motor vehicles
Work injury damages
Workers' compensation

Torts
Negligence

 

Profile

Asanka Gunasekera specialises in workers’ compensation, personal injury, insurance and employment law. He also accepts instructions on OH&S and criminal matters.

Asanka was admitted to practice in 2009 following completion of the 10 year Managing Clerkship.

Today, he is a member of the Law Society of Western Australia and serves on its Personal Injury & Workers’ Compensation sub-committee. He is also a member of the WA Bar Association and serves on its Diversity Sub-Committee.

In addition to his practise, Asanka has taught Occupational Health and Safety (Industrial Relations) at Curtin University; and is Chairperson of the WA AIDS Council (Inc).

 

Qualifications

Date of admission: 2 April 2009

Qualifications: -

 

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