Leah was called to the Bar in May 2024.

Leah was admitted to the Supreme Court of the Australian Capital Territory in 2002 and commenced her career as a solicitor in the ACT, where she appeared regularly before the Supreme Court and Magistrates Court, as well as the Federal Court of Australia.

As a solicitor, Leah was an accredited specialist in Wills and Estates from 2019 to 2024 and was recognised in Doyle’s Guide Leading Wills & Estates Litigation Lawyers from 2020 to 2023 inclusive.

Before being called to the Bar, Leah operated her own legal practice for 12 years. During this period, Leah worked mainly in estate litigation, estate planning, elder law and residential property, often appearing as a solicitor before the Supreme Court of NSW in the Succession List and NSW Civil and Administrative Tribunal Guardianship division.

Prior to commencing her practice, Leah worked in mid-tier commercial firms in Sydney and Canberra across a broad range of commercial matters including insolvency, commercial disputes, unconscionable conduct, general equity and administrative law.

Leah is a regular presenter at Legalwise Seminars and UNSW Edge in the area of wills and estates. She has presented for Central West Law Society, and local community groups in Sydney and regional areas.

Leah holds a Bachelor of Laws from Macquarie University and Masters in Law from University of Sydney. She is Trusts & Estates Practitioner of STEP and is currently a member of the international committee for the Mental Capacity Special Interest Group.