Bowen Buchbinder Vilensky

Leslie Buchbinder

Position: Director
Practice Areas: Commercial Law
Common Law


Leslie has worked for the past 33 years across a wide range of legal practice areas. His particular focus is on: insurance law, dealing with disputes involving insurance claims and interpretation of insurance policies; administrative law, including disciplinary actions; commercial and employment law, where he has extensive experience across a full range of industry sectors and occupational safety and health law.

Leslie is experienced in dealing with Court arguments in the Supreme Court of Western Australia, District Court of Western Australia, Magistrates Court and State Administrative Tribunal.

Leslie has lectured in the area of Insurance law, Occupational Health and Safety law as well as in Criminal law. He has appeared in the State Administrative Tribunal in relation to regulating disciplinary matters and proceedings under the Equal Opportunity Act. He has also appeared in the Coroners Court of Western Australia.

Leslie is actively engaged in the industry sectors in which he works, regularly presenting to a variety of professional groups and contributing articles to publications including Independent Financial Adviser and Medical Forum.

Leslie's areas of practice include:

  • Many areas of health law
  • Disciplinary Proceedings
  • Insurance Law
  • Commercial Disputes
  • Product and Public Liability Law
  • Industrial Law
  • Administrative Law
  • Coronial Inquests
  • Employment Law
  • Occupational Health and Safety Law
Qualifications: Bachelor of Jurisprudence (UWA)
Bachelor of Laws (UWA)
Admitted to Practice: Supreme Court of Western Australia 1978
High Court of Australia 1984
Memberships: Law Society of Western Australia
WA Society of Jewish Jurists and Lawyers Inc.