Rachael King

Partner. Perth.

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Rachael King

Rachael's diverse experience, strong problem-solving capabilities and focus on achievement makes her an effective strategist and dispute resolution specialist.

Rachael’s broad experience includes alternative dispute resolution, regulatory prosecution, administrative tribunal and judicial review proceedings, Corporations Act and trusts litigation, insolvency and restructuring as well as disputes in the resources and construction sectors. Rachael has a Master of Laws degree from the University of Cambridge specialising in international dispute resolution.

Rachael's diverse experience, strong problem-solving capabilities and focus on achievement makes her an effective strategist and dispute resolution specialist.

Rachael’s broad experience includes alternative dispute resolution, regulatory prosecution, administrative tribunal and judicial review proceedings, Corporations Act and trusts litigation, insolvency and restructuring as well as disputes in the resources and construction sectors. Rachael has a Master of Laws degree from the University of Cambridge specialising in international dispute resolution.

“Level of professionalism and commitment was remarkable” Not-for-profit Client
Rachael King

Rachael's Expertise

  • Alternative dispute resolution Representing multiple clients in alternative dispute resolution processes – both court-ordered and contractual, including ongoing advice and representation in disputes arising out of a complex facilities management contract.
  • Merits review and judicial review proceedings • Achieving a ‘place at the table’ for clients in Tribunal proceedings where the proposals under review impacted their commercial interests.
    • Administrative Appeals Tribunal review of refusal to grant permission to import.
    • Junior counsel in judicial review proceedings in Federal Court of Australia.
  • Compulsory Acquisition of land proceedings Defended proceedings against the Commissioner of Main Road seeking further compensation for land compulsorily acquired for the purposes of the Perth to Bunbury Highway.
  • Tap (Shelfal) Pty Ltd Acting for Tap (Shelfal) Pty Ltd against Apache (Northwest) Pty Ltd in relation to a claim for restitution of amounts paid by Apache to a third party.
  • Regulatory action • Prosecuting regulatory offences.
    • Defending Director charged with contraventions of ASIC Act.
    • Acting for both regulator and target in investigations. Recent work focuses on investigation of insolvency practitioner remuneration practices and court action arising from it.
  • Minority shareholder oppression Acting for minority shareholder in oppression proceedings in the Supreme Court of Western Australia, including a ‘back door’ derivative action.
  • Great Southern Group of companies Advising liquidators of Great Southern Group of companies after collapse of 34 group companies operating 45 managed investment and prescribed interest schemes.

What others say

  • “I’d like to reiterate my extreme gratitude for the fantastic support and assistance you have provided to us in this extraordinary case. Your level of professionalism and commitment was remarkable and we are extremely grateful.” Not-for-profit client

Rachael's Thinking

Rachael's Leadership

  • Australian Institute of Company Directors Corporate Member
  • AICD Director Pipeline Project Participant
  • Law Society of Western Australia Member
  • Women in the Law Mentoring Scheme Mentor