Cheyne Beetham


D   9220 0550
0439 865 558
E   cbeetham@francisburt.com.au

Year of election to the Bar:
2019

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Areas of practice

Civil

Arbitration and mediation
Domestic commercial arbitration

Commercial
Appeals
Building and construction
Consumer protection law
Contractual disputes
Equity
Mining and resources
Native title
Trusts

Industrial and employment
Discrimination

Torts
Negligence


CRIMINAL

Coronial inquests


Public

Constitutional law

Public and Administrative
Discrimination
Judicial review and administrative law
Liquor licensing
Merits Review
Native title
Privacy/freedom of information

Profile

Cheyne Beetham practices in both commercial and public law.

Cheyne began his career in 2010 as Associate to the Hon. Justice Barker of the Federal Court of Australia before moving to the State Solicitor’s Office where he conducted, ultimately as an Assistant State Solicitor, a wide-ranging public and commercial litigation practice.

Cheyne has particular experience in construction disputes, contractual disputes, claims under the Australian Consumer Law, and matters involving equity and trusts. In relation to the latter, Cheyne assisted in the preparation of the Report into the Njamal People’s Trust (Nov 2018), the first of its kind under the Charitable Trusts Act 1962.

Cheyne has appeared as counsel in the Liquor Commission, the State Administrative Tribunal, the Magistrates Court, the Coroners’ Court, the District Court of Western Australia, the Supreme Court of Western Australia, and the Federal Court of Australia. He has trial and appellate counsel experience.

Qualifications

Date of admission:  2012

Qualifications: BA (WAust), LLB (Hons 1) (WAust), LLM (Commercial Law Specialism, Hons 1) (Cantab)

 

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