Leanne accepts briefs in all areas of commercial law and appears both led and unled.
Leanne has a particular specialty in Corporations Act, Class Actions, Commercial List, Equity and Competition and Consumer Law matters. She has appeared in a number of corporations and commercial matters primarily in the Supreme Court of New South Wales and in the Federal Court of Australia. Leanne has acted in class actions for applicants, respondents and litigation funders, including most recently in the Standard & Poor’s class action, the Sandhurst class action, and in market disclosure class actions.
Prior to joining the Bar in 2017, Leanne practised as a solicitor for 15 years, including as Special Counsel, at Baker McKenzie. Leanne's extensive commercial litigation experience has also encompassed acting in examinations, arbitrations and mediations. She accepts briefs in both small and large matters for a diversity of clients.
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.