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Emma Perkins

Emma Perkins

Senior Associate

Following her admission in 2009, Emma brings over 14 years of specialist experience in personal injury law.  She is an Accredited Specialist and joined the Garing and Co team in 2019.  Emma has dedicated her life to fighting for those who are injured.

Her clients love her approachable manner, highly organised nature, and clear communication skills. They know exactly what to expect at every stage and feel supported throughout what is often a challenging process. Her dedication to achieving exceptional results for her clients is what drives her.

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About Emma Perkins

Languages Spoken

  • English


  • Diploma in Law (LPAB)
  • College of Law – Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice, April 2009


  • Personal Injury Specialist Accreditation, The Law Society of NSW (2022)
  • Admitted as a Solicitor in the High Court of Australia April 2012
  • Admitted as a Solicitor in Supreme Court of NSW May 2009
  • IRO / ILARS Approved Lawyer


  • Law Society of NSW

Industry experience

  • Overall legal experience – 20 years.
  • Post admission – 14 years.

Examples of some key case wins

TPD - Cancer associated psychological injury.

Our client suffered from psychological and cognitive injury associated with a cancer diagnosis. Such an illness prevented her from returning to work. I successfully prepared, lodged and finalized an approved TPD award which allowed the Claimant financial stability for her and her family.

Compensation: $1,000,000
WC - Psychological Injury - Negligence

Our client was a government employee in the corrections injury and sustained psychological injury as a result of harassment in the workplace. The harassment was documented and the employer failed to take action. A claim for negligence was pursued and a successful settlement resulted.

Compensation: $400,000
WC - Psychological - Statutory Benefits

The Claimant sustained psychological injury when she was physical and mentally assaulted by a patient in her care. There was little assistance provided by the Employer to stop the assault from happening or to her her recover after the assault. We successfully prepared and pursued her impairment and secured benefits for her in the scheme for life.

Compensation: $170,000

Emma Perkins's Supporting Team

Rebecca Dunshea

Rebecca Dunshea

Legal Support Specialist

Will Garling


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