Areas of practice
Building and construction
Consumer protection law
Landlord and tenant
Restraint of trade
Industrial and employment
Employment contracts and restraint of trade
Industrial disputes and statutory employment rights
Public sector appeals
Workplace health and safety
Judicial review – motor accidents
Judicial review – workers compensation
Work injury damages
Public and administrative
Privacy/freedom of information
Family Provision Act
Wills and estates
Rachel Cosentino has a unique and broad combination of commercial and civil litigation experience. She is renowned for her work in Industrial Relations and Employment Law, having acted for WA’s largest trade unions whilst a Partner at Gibson & Gibson prior to 2013.
Between 2013 and 2018 Rachel led Slater & Gordon’s General Law division in Perth, including its Commercial and Project Litigation and Estate Litigation practices.
The breadth of her experience has enabled her to guide clients to resolution of complex and multifaceted matters. She is able to draw on any of pragmatism, creativity, sound logic or inspired strategy, as her clients require.
Rachel has appeared as Counsel in the Federal Court, Federal Circuit Court, Supreme Court of WA, District Court of WA and various tribunals.
Date of admission: 1999
Qualifications: LLB, BA (Hons)
Liability limited by a Scheme approved under Professional Standards Legislation