Ms Barbara Callanan > Thomson Geer > Perth, Australia > Lawyer Profile

Thomson Geer
Level 27, Exchange Tower,
2 The Esplanade,
PO Box Z5025 St Georges Terrace
WA 6831

Work Department

Property & Development




Barbara Callanan has extensive experience in Property & Development and Environment & Planning law.  Barbara’s background includes six years with the Asia Iron Australia Group where she was the sole in-house counsel advising on a range of matters including regulatory compliance, contracts, mining, environment, property, governance, disputes and litigation.

Prior to this, Barbara practised at a senior level with a number of national and local law firms.

Barbara has acted for a wide range of clients including local governments, national and local property developers, statutory authorities, heavy industries and individual land owners. Having worked as In-house Counsel, Barbara understands the need for the delivery of effective and efficient legal services.

In 2017 Barbara completed a Graduate Diploma in Applied Corporate Governance with the Governance Institute and was awarded National Dux in Risk and Compliance in 2016.


Bachelor of Laws, The University of Western Australia
Bachelor of Commerce, The University of Western Australia
Graduate Diploma in Applied Corporate Governance, Governance Institute of Australia

Lawyer Rankings

Australia > Real estate

Thomson Geer’s practice specialises in leasing, capital transactions and renewable energy projects. Barbara Callanan , based in Perth, specialises in regulatory compliance, environmental issues, governance matters and litigation. In Adelaide, Chris Kelly handles numerous commercial acquisitions, leasing transactions, infrastructure, and renewable energy projects. Fellow Adelaide partner David Beer  has notable experience in sales and purchases, leasing, building contracts and land divisions. Eu Ming Lim (Melbourne) is also recommended given his expertise in real estate transactions.