Leesa completed her studies in 2018, graduating with a Bachelor of Laws (with Distinction) and a Bachelor of Government and Industrial Relations (with Distinction). Since completing her supervised traineeship in 2019, Leesa has joined the Broadley Rees Hogan Litigation and Dispute Resolution Team.
A member of the Golden Key International Honours Society since 2014, Leesa also received the Griffith Award for Academic Excellence in 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017.
Developing her skills and capabilities through the diverse legal and volunteer positions held throughout her studies, Leesa has gained practical experience in a number of litigation and dispute resolution processes.
Leesa is experienced in the following areas:
- Assisting in large-scale commercial litigation
- Contractual and consumer law disputes
- Construction disputes
- Retail leasing disputes
- Assisting in corporate restructuring – drafting deeds of appointment and removal of trustees, loan agreements and security deeds
- Property transactions – conveyancing, mortgage agreements and commercial lease agreements
- Debt recovery – drafting statutory demands and supporting affidavits, assisting negotiations and initiating court proceedings
- Drafting and preparing briefs to Counsel, appeal books, briefs to Experts and briefs to Cost Assessors
- Assisting in drafting advice for third parties on Intellectual Property usage
Clients, Industries and Professions Represented
- Private companies
- Corporate trustees
- Shopping centre owners
Solicitor, High Court of Australia (2020)
Solicitor, Supreme Court of Queensland (2019)
Supervised Traineeship (2019)
Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Government and Industrial Relations, Griffith University
In the Community
Leesa has previously volunteered with Lawright (formerly QPILCH) helping members of the community obtain legal assistance and with the Environmental Defenders Office.