Council

The Law Society is governed by a Council chaired by the President and is assisted in the management of the Law Society by the Chief Executive Officer and Law Society staff.

There are more than 40 member committees, covering policy, statutory and administrative issues.

The Council of the Law Society of Western Australia consists of:

  • President
  • Senior Vice President
  • Vice President
  • Treasurer
  • Immediate Past President
  • 12 Ordinary members
  • One Country member
  • Three Junior members

The Executive includes the President, Senior Vice President, Vice President and Treasurer. The Council operates in accordance with the Council Standing Orders and the Constitution.

2017 Council Members

Alain Musikanth

Alain Musikanth
President
Barrister, Francis Burt Chambers
Council Term Expires: 12/2017

Hayley Cormann

Hayley Cormann
Senior Vice President
Senior Associate, Clayton Utz
Council Term Expires: 12/2017

Greg McIntyre

Greg McIntyre SC
Vice President
Barrister, John Toohey Chambers
Council Term Expires: 12/2017

Jocelyne Boujos

Jocelyne Boujos
Treasurer
Principal, Sceales & Company
Council Term Expires: 12/2017

Elizabeth Needham

Elizabeth Needham
Immediate Past President
Barrister, Francis Burt Chambers
Council Term Expires: 12/2017

Brahma Dharmananda SC
Ordinary Member 
Barrister, Quayside Chambers
Council Term Expires: 12/2018

Nathan Ebbs

Nathan Ebbs
Ordinary Member
Managing Principal, Bennett + Co
Council Term Expires: 12/2017

Adam Ebell

Adam Ebell
Ordinary Member 
State Prosecutor, Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions
Council Term Expires: 12/2017

Elisabeth Edwards
Ordinary Member 
Regional Legal Counsel (WA), Multiplex Constructions
Council Term Expires: 12/2018

Catherine Fletcher

Catherine Fletcher
Ordinary Member 
State Prosecutor, Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions
Council Term Expires: 12/2018

Rebecca Lee

Rebecca Lee
Ordinary Member
Barrister, Francis Burt Chambers
Council Term Expires: 12/2017

Marshall McKenna

Marshall McKenna
Ordinary Member
Partner, Gilbert + Tobin
Council Term Expires: 12/2018

Denis McLeod

Denis McLeod
Ordinary Member
Partner, McLeods
Council Term Expires: 12/2017

Stefan Sudweeks

Stefan Sudweeks
Ordinary Member
Partner, Jackson McDonald
Council Term Expires: 12/2017

Nicholas van Hattem
Ordinary Member
Solicitor, State Solicitor’s Office
Council Term Expires: 12/2018

Paula Wilkinson
Ordinary Member
Director, Kim Wilson & Co
Council Term Expires: 12/2018

Jodie Moffat

Jodie Moffat
Junior Member 
Solicitor, Bennett + Co
Council Term Expires: 12/2017

Noella Silby
Junior Member
Solicitor, MDC Legal
Council Term Expires: 12/2017

Brooke Sojan

Brooke Sojan
Country Member 
Solicitor, Legal Aid WA
Council Term Expires: 12/2017