Shane Murphy

Francis Burt Chambers
Level 12, Allendale Square
77 St Georges Terrace
Perth WA 6000
Year Admitted: 2003 (Australia), 2007 (England) Year Elected to WABA: 2024 Qualifications: LLB CV: Click here to download

Shane Murphy

Shane Murphy practises in all areas of commercial law, specialising in contracts, corporations, insolvency and misrepresentation in mining, energy and infrastructure.

Shane has practised in commercial litigation and arbitration for over 20 years, in Perth, London and Melbourne. Before joining the Bar, Shane practised at DLA Piper (latterly, as partner) and Herbert Smith Freehills, on contentious corporate and project governance, ownership, operations and contracts relating to:

  • share, asset and product sales; and
  • joint ventures, farmins, mergers, financing, services and logistics,

and on investigations, disputes and proceedings arising under corporations legislation, the Australian Consumer Law and under mining, energy, environmental and safety regulation.

Clients have described Shane as strategic, focused and clear; “Technically excellent. In the detail but with a very valuable commercial focus. … [Having] immense sector knowledge … easy to do business with and incredibly responsive.”

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