Rachel Gopal

Senior Associate: Insolvency & Litigation
Rachel Gopal

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Rachel joined Murfett Legal in January 2022 as a Senior Associate in the Insolvency & Litigation team.  Rachel is an experienced litigation and general commercial lawyer, having previously worked for full-service law firms in both Perth and Melbourne and in-house for an ASX listed company.

Rachel has experience acting for clients in all major Courts and Tribunals in a wide range of disputes including contractual, shareholder, building and property disputes as well as consumer law and defamation matters.

Rachel acts for a variety of clients including large corporates, small-medium enterprises (SME’s), not-for-profits and high net-worth individuals across different industries. 

Rachel aims to deliver strategic and practical advice to clients to assist them with resolving their disputes efficiently and effectively.

areas of expertise

  • Contractual disputes
  • Partnership disputes
  • Shareholder claims 
  • Building and Property disputes (including retail and commercial leasing)
  • General Commercial Ligitation including competition and consumer law
  • ATO negotiations and litigation (tax)
  • Defending / adjourning winding-up applications
  • Construction Litigation / Adjudication
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution, Mediation, Arbitration, Negotiation
  • Financial Ombudsman Service (FOS) applications

qualifications

  • Bachelor of Commerce/Bachelor of Laws (Deakin University) - 2010
  • Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice (ANU) - 2016
  • Admitted Supreme Court of Victoria - 2011
  • Registered for High Court of Australia - 2015

memberships

  • Law Society of WA