Why Join

With more than 50 years of service to the legal profession and the wider community behind us, the members of Francis Burt Chambers are today known for their ability, independence and ethical practice.

In joining Francis Burt Chambers, you will gain access to invaluable mentoring opportunities with senior members of the profession; as well as the support of a wide network of colleagues with exceptional depth of experience in diverse areas.

Our chambers are home to some of Western Australia’s most highly respected barristers who will provide leadership and guidance to help you to develop and grow as an advocate.

If you are interested in joining, please contact our Executive Officer via email or
call +61 8 9220 0500.

Pauline McKay - Executive Officer

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Please direct any enquiries to our Executive Officer via email or
call T 08 9220 0500



Pupils at Francis Burt Chambers receive the attention of a dedicated “cell” of more senior barristers to help grow their new practice.  This includes exposure to a wide variety of areas and courts.

We encourage applications for pupillage from people with up to seven years’ experience. If you are interested in becoming a pupil, please contact our Executive Officer via email or call +61 8 9220 0500.



Upon joining Francis Burt Chambers, you will gain access to many training opportunities designed to help you grow your practice.

Our practical, interactive seminars and workshops are delivered by current and former judges, as well as senior members of the profession, and include coverage of legal analysis, written and oral advocacy, and pleading.


Our chambers

Francis Burt Chambers occupies seven floors of Allendale Square, and is within easy walking distance of the courts.

Our facilities include conference rooms on every floor, and the use of the Francis Burt Chambers Mediation and Arbitration Centre.

Support facilities and services include an extensive legal library and comprehensive legal databases.

End-of-trip and shower facilities are available as is offsite storage and a limited amount of secure car parking available. 

We hold regular social functions to help foster a supportive and collegiate environment.



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