Peta Rapson

Senior Associate

Qualifications: LLB, BSc, GradDipLegalPrac



Peta is an experienced insurance and litigation lawyer who has defended claims for both plaintiff and defendant insurer and employer clients. Her experience includes workers’ compensation, public and product liability and CTP claims.

Peta predominantly practices in workers’ compensation and provides advice to insurance companies regarding complex psychiatric and multiple injury claims and regularly appears on their behalf in the District Court and WorkCover in Western Australia.

Peta prides herself on her approachable, easy going nature and her ability to strategise the best outcome for clients by delivering a thorough analysis of legal issues and quality advice.

Peta is a member of Women’s Lawyers of Western Australia Insurance Law Associate, Young Insurance Professionals and the Law Society of Western Australia.

Professional Membership

  • Women’s Lawyers of Western Australia Insurance Law Associate
  • Young Insurance Professionals
  • Law Society of Western Australia.

Latest thinking

Thinking | 16 Oct 2017

WA Insurance Round-Up - Issue 4

The District Court has dismissed a plaintiff’s claim for damages in respect of personal injuries suffered in the course of his employment based on a finding that he was wholly responsible for his injuries.