Francis Burt Chambers has welcomed a number of new members including Brooke Sojan, Craig Astill, James Clyne and Toni Parkinson.
Brooke Sojan is an experienced criminal lawyer and committee member of the Law Society of WA and the Criminal Lawyers Association. She accepts briefs in practice areas including criminal and Commonwealth law; coronial inquests and family law.
Craig Astill was previously a Senior State Prosecutor and brings extensive experience as a trial advocate and previous experience in insurance law. He accepts briefs in a wide range of criminal and insurance matters.
Toni Parkinson has worked in New Zealand and the Pacific Islands before establishing a family law practice in Perth. She accepts briefs in all areas of family law and is an experienced mediator. Toni also accepts briefs on behalf of Legal Aid Western Australia as an Independent Children’s Lawyer, and Child Representative.
James Clyne is an experienced advocate who regularly advises in respect of complex commercial matters and insolvency and reconstruction. He has appeared in jurisdictions including the High Court of Australia and was previously a partner of a large international law firm.
These four newest members further extend Francis Burt Chambers’ unparalleled range and depth of experience in all areas of practice.