Rachel Cosentino


D   08 9220 0444
0403 369 111
E   rcosentino@francisburt.com.au

Year of election to the Bar:
2018

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Areas of practice

Civil

Commercial
Appeals
Building and construction
Consumer protection law
Contractual disputes
Corporations law
Equity  
Insurance
Landlord and tenant
Partnership disputes
Professional liability
Real property
Restraint of trade
Trusts

Industrial and employment
Discrimination
Employment contracts and restraint of trade
Industrial disputes and statutory employment rights
Public sector appeals
Workplace health and safety

Personal injuries
Appellate
Judicial review – motor accidents
Judicial review – workers compensation  
Motor vehicles
Work injury damages
Workers compensation

Torts
Appellate
Intentional torts
Negligence  
Professional negligence


Public

Public and administrative
Disciplinary proceedings
Discrimination
Privacy/freedom of information

 

Succession

Family planning
Elder law

Family Provision Act
        
Wills and estates
Wills
Estates
Guardianship
Contested Probate

 

Profile

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.  Rachel 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.

 

Qualifications

Date of admission: 1999

Qualifications: LLB, BA (Hons)

 

 

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