Areas of practice
Confiscations (proceeds of crime)
Consumer protection law
Landlord and tenant
Mining and resources
Restraint of trade
Securities and investments
Telecommunications and broadcasting
Industrial and employment
Employment contracts and restraint of trade
Family Provision Act
Wills and Estates
Since his admission in Western Australia in 1986, Colin Chenu has practised mainly in commercial dispute resolution across a broad range of areas and industries. He was a founding director of Bennett+Co where he practised from 2011 to 2018, and prior to that was a partner in Lavan Legal, Durack & Zilko, Quigley Coulson Chenu and Kott Gunning.
Colin has extensive experience in the areas of contract, corporations, consumer protection, equity and trusts, wills and estates and torts. He is widely recognised for his specialist experience in defamation and civil asset forfeiture (proceeds of crime) matters.
He regularly appears as counsel in the Supreme Court, Federal and District Courts, and has also appeared as counsel in the High Court of Australia.
He was recently recommended by Doyle’s Guide in the field of commercial litigation and dispute resolution law.
Date of admission: 1986
Qualifications: BJuris, LLB
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