Alice Commander

Senior Associate: Corporate & Commercial
Alice Commander

Alice joined Murfett Legal in May 2017 as an Associate and was promoted to Senior Associate in July 2018.  Alice has significant commercial experience, having previously worked at a boutique Perth firm, and a full-service national firm in both Perth and Brisbane.

Alice has experience negotiating, drafting and advising on a broad range of commercial contracts and has acted in a wide range of commercial transactions, including private company M&A.

Alice acts for a variety of commercial clients including public unlisted and private companies, trusts, family businesses, professional services firms, indigenous corporations and not-for-profits across different industries.  Alice enjoys assisting her clients with their day-to-day corporate governance and compliance queries. Alice also provides structuring advice to emerging businesses and prepares and advises on shareholders’ agreements, unitholders’ agreements and partnership agreements. 

Alice holds qualifications in Law and Arts from the University of Western Australia.  Alice also completed a one-year exchange program at the University of California in Santa Barbara and an intensive Chinese Law course at the City University of Hong Kong.

Alice enjoys building ongoing relationships with her clients by providing commercially focussed and practical legal advice.


"Understanding complex issues.." - Con Manetas, Managing Director, Leed Risk Services

areas of expertise

Business, Equity and Asset Transactions
Contract Reviews and Advice
Drafting a wide variety of contracts 
Commercial Matters & Advice
Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A) matters
Business structuring
Asset protection
Banking and finance


Bachelor of Law, University of Western Australia (2011)

Postgraduate Certificate in Chinese Law, City University of Hong Kong (2011)

Bachelor of Arts (Women's Studies), University of Western Australia (2009)

Bachelor of Arts (Women's Studies), University of California Santa Barbara (2008)

Admitted Supreme Court of Western Australia (2012)

​Admitted High Court of Australia (2013)



The Law Society of WA (LSWA)

Perth YP (Young Professionals)