Peter MacMillan


D   08 9220 0416
E   ldoyle@francisburt.com.au

Year of election to the Bar:
1994

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Areas of practice

Civil

Arbitration and mediation
Domestic commercial arbitration

Commercial
Appeals
Building and construction
Consumer protection law
Contractual disputes
Equity
Partnership disputes
Restraint of trade
Trusts

Industrial and employment
Employment contracts and restraint of trade
 

Succession

Family Provision Act

Wills and estates
Wills
Estates
Guardianship
Contested probate

 

Profile

Peter MacMillan’s practice includes trial and appellate work, mediation and advice in a range of areas, particularly equity, trusts and probate. He appears regularly in the Superior Courts.

His working relationship with instructing solicitors is generally easy and informal, as is his relationship with their clients.

Peter’s work has appeared in a range of publications, including:

  • Censorship and Public Morality (Gower Press, London, 1983)
  • Wills, Probate and Administration Service, Western Australia
  • “The Function of Presumptions in Proving a Will” (2008) Australian Bar Review 39

Peter is and has been for a number of years a member of the Attorney General’s Committee reviewing Estate legislation, and a Visiting Fellow at the University of Western Australia.

 

Qualifications

Date of admission: 1987

Qualifications: BA(Hons), LLB (Natal), LLM PhD (Cantab)

 

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