Eric Heenan


D   08 9220 0582
M   041 210 2298
E   eheenan@francisburt.com.au

Year of election to the Bar:
2012

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Areas of practice

Civil

Arbitration and mediation
Domestic commercial arbitration
International commercial arbitration

Commercial
Appeals
Building and construction
Competition
Construction and engineering
Consumer protection law
Contractual disputes
Corporate insolvency
Equity
International commercial arbitration
Landlord and tenant
Partnership disputes
Real property
Trusts

Tax and revenue
Land tax
Stamp duty and other state taxes

Torts
Intentional torts
 

Criminal

Commonwealth offences
Extradition

Coronial inquests

Regulatory offences
Environmental and planning offences
 

Public

Constitutional law

Environment and planning
Compulsory acquisition of land compensation
Environmental and planning offences
Local government
Merit appeals

Public and administrative
Extradition
Judicial review and administrative law
Merits review
 

Succession

Family Provision Act

Wills and estates
Contested probate

 

Profile

Eric Heenan practises in commercial and public law.
 
Eric graduated with a degree in science from the University of Western Australia before completing a PhD in high energy physics at the University of Melbourne. He then returned to the University of Western Australia to study law, followed by a Bachelor of Civil Law at the University of Oxford. Before coming to the bar in 2012, Eric worked on a wide range of commercial and public law matters, including regulatory prosecutions, at the State Solicitor’s Office.
 
Eric appears regularly both with and without a leader in state and federal courts and tribunals.

 

Qualifications

Date of admission: 2007

Qualifications: BSc (Hons) (WAust), PhD (Melb), LLB (Hons) (WAust), BCL (Dist) (Oxon)

 

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