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Rachel Porter
Areas of Practice
All aspects of Criminal Law

Rachel was admitted to the Supreme Court of Western Australia in September 2019, after graduating from the University of Notre Dame Australia with a Bachelor of Law (Honours). She also holds a Bachelor of Arts (Politics and International Relations) and Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice.

Prior to joining Butlers, she completed her Practical Legal Training with Thomas Percy QC at Albert Wolff Chambers for 18 months. Whilst working for Mr Percy QC, Rachel gained an in-depth understanding of criminal law, and assisted counsel with a variety of complex matters, including Supreme, District and Magistrates Court proceedings for offences involving historical sexual assault, drugs, homicide and assault. She has also assisted on a number of criminal appeals in the Court of Appeal.

During her university years, Rachel clerked under the supervision of Simon Watters (also of Albert Wolff Chambers) and volunteered at the Mental Health Law Centre for three years.

Rachel is a member of the Criminal Lawyers’ Association and the Law Society of Western Australia.

Areas of Practice
Criminal Law, Appeals, Traffic, Sex Offences, Historical Offences, Bail Applications, Police Interviews