Background

Leah accepts briefs in all areas of the law, with particular interest in family law, employment law and general commercial law.

Leah was called to the Bar in 2019. Prior to coming to the Bar, she was the legal associate to the Hon Justice Watts in the Family Court of Australia for two years, and then practised as a family law solicitor, appearing in the Federal Circuit Court and Family Court (including the appellate division) in complex property, parenting and child support proceedings.

Leah then worked as in-house counsel at a data analytics company. Her role included advising on a broad range of areas including privacy law (both Australian and international), intellectual property, contract law and employment law. She worked closely with senior executives and was renowned for her attention to detail.

Leah understands the pressures of litigation and works closely with instructing solicitors to provide clients with pragmatic, commercial advice.

Leah recently co-authored a CPD presented at the NSW Law Society’s Specialist Accreditation conference in September 2019 on the admissibility and use of covert recordings in family law.

Leah holds a Bachelor of Laws (Hons) and a Bachelor of Commerce with distinction and has tutored at Wollongong University.

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