Bettina Mangan


D   08 9220 0518
0412 257 228
E   bmangan@francisburt.com.au
PA Meredith Scott
PA T 08 9220 0478
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Year of election to the Bar:

2009

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Areas of practice

Civil

Commercial
Appeals
Consumer protection law
Insurance
Professional liability

Personal injuries
Appellate
Dust diseases
Insurance – disability claims
Judicial review – motor accidents
Judicial review – workers compensation  
Motor vehicles
Work injury damages
Workers compensation

Torts
Appellate
Intentional torts
Negligence
Professional negligence
 

Criminal

Coronial inquests

Regulatory offences
Workplace health and safety
 

Family

Mediation and alternative dispute resolution  
Restraining orders

 

Public

Public and administrative
Disciplinary proceedings
Discrimination

 

Profile

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.  Over the last 12 months or so, Bettina has been engaged providing 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 (the Francis Burt Chambers) and the chair of the Beehive Montessori School Board. 

 

Qualifications

Qualifications: BJuris, LLB

 

Liability limited by a Scheme approved under Professional Standards Legislation