John Ley SC


D   08 9220 0444
E   jley@francisburt.com.au

Year of election to the Bar:
1996
Appointment to Senior Counsel:
2018

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Areas of practice

Civil

Arbitration and mediation
Arbitrators and mediators
Domestic commercial arbitration

Commercial
Appeals
Insurance
Professional liability

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

Personal injuries
Appellate
Insurance – disability claims
Work injury damages

Torts
Appellate
Intentional torts
Negligence
Professional negligence
 

Criminal

Coronial inquests

Regulatory offences
Workplace health and safety


Public

Public and administrative
Disciplinary proceedings
Judicial review and administrative law
 

Succession

Family Provision Act

 

Profile

John Ley has broad experience in most areas of civil and commercial law.

In recent years, John has also focused on health law – which includes advising and appearing for doctors and other health professionals in negligence cases, in disciplinary proceedings and in coroner’s inquests, and advising and appearing for hospitals in negligence cases. John has also advised and appeared in a wide range of cases involving insurance issues, professional liability and workplace health and safety.

John appears in commercial arbitrations and acts as an arbitrator and mediator in a variety of civil and commercial matters.

John is an elected member of the Legal Practice Board and the Chair of the Legal Profession Complaints Committee. He has also sat as a Commissioner of the District Court, and is a Past President of the Law Society.

 

Qualifications

Date of admission: 1975

Qualifications: LLB

 

Liability limited by a Scheme approved under Professional Standards Legislation