James Healy


D   08 9220 0472
0438 104 000
E   jhealy@francisburt.com.au

Year of election to the Bar:
2010

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Areas of practice

Civil


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

Commercial
Appeals
Banking
Bankruptcy
Building and construction  
Construction and engineering
Consumer protection law
Contractual disputes
Corporate insolvency
Corporations law
Equity
Insurance
International commercial arbitration
Landlord and tenant
Mining and resources
Partnership disputes
Professional liability
Real property
Restraint of trade
Securities and investments
Superannuation
Telecommunications and broadcasting
Transport law – admiralty/aviation/maritime
Trusts

Industrial and employment
Employment contracts and restraint of trade
Workplace health and safety

Torts
Appellate
Intentional torts
Negligence
Professional negligence
 

Criminal

Commissions and other inquiries
Crime and corruption commission
Australian crime authority

Commonwealth offences
Crimes against the person
Drugs
Financial crime
Fraud
Juvenile justice
Money laundering
Trafficking
White collar and corporate crime

Regulatory offences
Workplace health and safety
Environmental and planning offences

 

Public

Constitutional law

Public and administrative
Disciplinary proceedings
Judicial review and administrative law

 

Succesion

Family planning
Care and protection
Elder law
Property

Family Provision Act

Wills and estates

Wills
Estates
Guardianship
Contested probate

 

Profile

James Healy practises primarily in insolvency, resources and construction disputes.  He has acted for Australian and overseas corporations in major corporate insolvencies, class actions, international arbitrations and investment claims.

He also practises extensively in the areas of director’s duties and corporate governance, oppression proceedings, professional negligence and insurance, personal property securities, shareholder change of board control actions, ASIC investigations and schemes of arrangement.

James is recognised by his instructors for his excellent technical skills and approach to presentation of cases.  Clients regard him as being responsive and focused in the resolution of complex disputes.  He is regularly listed in the legal profession peer review guides in the areas he specialises in.

He is currently the Vice President of the Australian branch of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb).  In September 2017, he completed the Australian Bar Association Advanced Appellate Advocacy Training.

James is a member of the Australian Restructuring Insolvency and Turnaround Association (ARITA); the joint Law Council of Australia and Law Society of WA insolvency and restructuring committee, having been a past chair of that committee; and the Law Council of Australia Construction and Infrastructure Committee.

 

Qualifications

Date of admission: 2000

Qualifications: LLB, FCIArb, MProfAcct, DiplCarb, GradCertAppFin

 

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