Elected to the Bar: 2009
Appointed Senior Counsel: 2022
Liability limited by a Scheme approved under Professional Standards Legislation
Bettina Mangan SC
Bettina’s practice covers insurance, contract, general and professional negligence, professional disciplinary matters, occupational health and safety prosecutions and coronial inquiries, workers’ compensation and assessment of damages including in catastrophic personal injury and fatal accidents claims.
Bettina provides legal opinions, including for insurers and, in support of applications for leave to compromise claims of persons under disability. She acts as counsel at trial and appeal hearings, as well as pre-trial conferences and mediations. Bettina provides strategic and liability advice on historic child abuse matters.
Bettina has appeared as counsel in a variety of jurisdictions including the Administrative Appeals Tribunal, Coroner’s Court of Western Australia, District Court of Western Australia, High Court of Australia, State Administrative Tribunal of Western Australia, Supreme Court of the Northern Territory, and Supreme Court of Western Australia.
Bettina completed the ACDC Mediators Course and accept briefs as a mediator. She has acted as an independent arbiter on a private dispute.
Bettina regularly presents papers for continuing legal education.
Bettina is a member of WA Bar Chambers Limited Board of Directors (Francis Burt Chambers).
Qualifications: BJuris, LLB
Areas of practice
- Alternative Dispute Resolution
- Common Law and Personal Injury
- Industrial and Employment
- Public and Administrative