Leanne accepts briefs in all areas of commercial law and appears both led and unled.
The Legal 500 has recognised Leanne as a Rising Star of the Australian Bar. She is recommended as "Careful, thorough and intelligent. Extremely responsive and dedicated. A measured advocate and a battle hardened litigator" and as having "superb judgement for a barrister of her experience".
Leanne specialises in Commercial List, Corporations Act, Equity, Class Actions and Competition and Consumer Law matters. She has appeared in a number of commercial and corporations matters, primarily in the Supreme Court of New South Wales and in the Federal Court of Australia, as well as in other Courts and Tribunals, regulatory hearings, examinations and ADR.
Prior to joining the Bar in 2017, Leanne practised as a commercial litigation solicitor for 15 years, including as Special Counsel, at Baker McKenzie.
Leanne was previously an Associate to the Hon. Justice Lindgren AM QC of the Federal Court of Australia. She holds a Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Laws (First Class Honours) and a Master of Laws from the University of Sydney where she was awarded the Caroline Munro Gibbs Award for Torts.