Leanne has more than 15 years’ experience as a human rights lawyer and policy advisor. She is known for driving large-scale collaborative projects that bring together lawyers from the community and corporate sectors to make a difference in the lives of vulnerable people. She also has extensive experience as a pro bono consultant to law firms, as a senior lawyer in the community legal sector in Australia, and as an international legal advisor to the United Nations.

In her current role, Leanne is helping develop the W+K Community Footprint program by advising the pro bono partner and team on strategic direction, policy collaborative partnerships, operational planning and business development. With her particular interest in international human rights and law reform, she also supervises pro bono projects in these areas.

Leanne’s community roles have included Vice President of the Management Committee of the Refugee Advice and Casework Service, and Executive Officer of Economic Justice Australia.

Areas of Expertise
  • Community + Pro Bono