Rebecca Lee


D   08 9220 0415
0407 452 008
E   rlee@francisburt.com.au

Year of election to the Bar:
2003

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Areas of practice

Civil

Arbitration and mediation
Domestic commercial arbitration
International commercial arbitration

Commercial
Appeals
Banking
Building and construction
Competition
Construction and engineering
Consumer protection law
Contractual disputes
Corporations law
Equity
Insurance
International commercial arbitration
Landlord and tenant
Mining and resources
Partnership disputes
Professional liability
Real property
Restraint of trade
Superannuation
Trusts

Industrial and employment
Discrimination
Employment contracts and restraint of trade
Industrial disputes and statutory employment rights  
Public sector appeals
Workplace health and safety

Tax and revenue
Capital gains tax
Goods and services tax
Income tax
International tax
Land tax
Payroll tax
Stamp duty and other state taxes

Torts
Appellate
Intentional torts
Negligence
Professional negligence

 

Criminal

Coronial inquests

 

Public

Constitutional law

Public and administrative
Civil and human rights
Disciplinary proceedings
Discrimination
Judicial review and administrative law
Merits review  

 

Succession

Family planning
Care and protection
Elder law
Family and de facto
Property

Family Provision Act

Wills and estates
Wills
Estates
Guardianship

 

Profile

Rebecca Lee’s practice is one of dispute resolution, using advocacy, negotiation and strategy skills.  

She has mindfully developed these skills during her working life as an advocate, with more than half her career at the Bar. She has acted as counsel in resolving various commercial conflicts, construction issues, taxation disputes, employment law hearings, and wills and estate matters.

Rebecca applies intellectual rigour, emotional intelligence, integrity and independence to all matters. She also holds a science degree, majoring in pure mathematics, in addition to a Bachelor and Master of Laws.

Believing in ‘lifting as you climb’, Rebecca has served at various times as the President of Australian Women Lawyers, an elected member of the Legal Practice Board, the Western Australian Bar Association, and the Law Society of Western Australia.

 

Qualifications

Date of admission: 1994

Qualifications:

Advanced Trial Advocacy Course
Australian Bar Association – January 2015

Advanced Negotiation: Difficult Conversations, and Essentials for Lawyers and Working Professionals
Harvard Negotiation Institute Workshops – June 2011

Certificate in Foundation Tax
The Tax Institute – May 2011

Mediation Workshop
LEADR – February 2011

Bar Readers’ Course
Western Australian Bar Association – 2004

Master of Laws – 1999
Bachelor of Laws – 1992
Bachelor of Science (majoring in pure mathematics) – 1992
The University of Western Australia

 

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