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Lauren Rathbone

Special Counsel, Perth Direct: +61 8 9476 3838 lrathbone@gclegal.com.au

Lauren has a broad background with a particular emphasis on insurance and commercial litigation including general liability, professional indemnity, public and product liability, risk management and advice on legal compliance issues.

Lauren has provided advice, education and training with respect to the protection of children and vulnerable people, advised on Royal Commissions, developed risk mitigation strategies, drafted policies and overseen redress claims with respect to historical claims. She also has significant experience in responding to institutional abuse claims.

She frequently appears and has instructed counsel in matters in the District Court, Supreme Court, Federal Court, State Administrative Tribunal, including taking part in informal and formal dispute resolution processes, as well as trials and appeals.

Lauren has a strong client focus and has acted for a diverse range of clients with a focus on delivering timely and cost-effective resolutions.

She regularly presents on important case law and legal development, as well as having a keen interest in Trauma Informed Legal Practice and Wellbeing in Practice.