Emma Maclean

Senior Associate

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Commencement Date:
Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice, College of Law (2013)
Bachelor of Laws, Murdoch University (2012)
Bachelor of Commerce (Professional Accounting), Murdoch University (2012)
Admission Details:
Supreme Court of Western Australia (2013)
Areas of Expertise:
Insurance and Personal Injury

Emma is a skilled personal injury lawyer who enjoys the challenge of complex claims. She has experience advising clients across a range of personal injury matters including motor vehicle accidents, workers’ compensation, public liability, medical negligence and criminal injuries.

Emma graduated from Murdoch University in 2012 with a Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Commerce (Professional Accounting). She was admitted to practice in the Supreme Court of Western Australia in 2013.

Emma’s experience includes:

  • Advising and defending various religious and non-religious institutions in relation to common law claims for compensation arising from historical child sexual abuse;
  • Advising insurers in relation to workers’ compensation and public liability matters;
  • Advising claimant’s across a range of personal injury matters;
  • Drafting legal advices, documents and submissions;
  • Preparing for District Court trials;
  • Appearing at the District Court for Originating Summons hearings before the Chief Judge and interlocutory applications;
  • Appearing at WorkCover WA for conciliation conferences, directions hearings, extension hearings and costs assessments; and
  • Negotiating settlements at pre-trial conferences and informal settlement conferences.
Memberships and Affiliations:
  • Law Society of Western Australia
  • Australian Insurance Law Association (AILA)
  • Women Lawyers of Western Australia
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