Carmen King

Senior Associate  |  Commonwealth Compensation

(02) 6185 7709

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Carmen is clever, pragmatic, and passionate, making her one of the most reliable professionals. 

Carmen is a Senior Associate in the firm's Insurance team, with 12 years of experience acting for public sector clients and Licensees in Commonwealth Workers' Compensation claims.

Carmen has predominantly practised in the Commonwealth Workers' Compensation jurisdiction, appearing regularly in the Administrative Appeals Tribunal and the Federal Court concerning matters for Comcare, Australian Capital Territory and the Australian National University. She is heavily experienced in alternative dispute resolution, public administration and governance, judicial and merits reviews, and statutory interpretation.

Carmen has seen first-hand the value of engaging in alternative dispute resolution where appropriate, which frequently allows for the best possible outcomes to be achieved for all parties. She also understands when such an approach may not be of benefit, however, and will always provide comprehensive advice and options on how any claim should be approached.



Bachelor Of Arts, Australian National University
Bachelor Of Laws, Australian National University
Graduate Diploma Of Legal Practice, Australian National University

Community Involvement

Member, ACT Law Society

CARMEN KING's experience

Carmen’s work in acting for government bodies regularly sees her appearing before the Administrative Appeals Tribunal and Federal Court. She provides advice and conducts dispute resolution for a variety of workers’ compensation claims. Carmen’s expertise in her services for her clients enable her to achieve results with integrity and respect across all divisions of workers’ compensation litigation.


Carmen King's INSIGHTS

The SRC Report: Reasonable Administrative Action – Best Practice Evidence in RAA Cases

February 18, 2020

Commonwealth Workers' Compensation, CTP Insurance

Administrative Appeals Tribunal Confirms 600 Counselling Sessions Is Too Many

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Get in touch with Carmen King today


(02) 6185 7709