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 30 member committees, covering policy, statutory and administrative issues.

The Council of the Law Society of Western Australia consists of a President, Senior Vice President, Junior Vice President & Treasurer, Immediate Past President, 12 Ordinary members, one Country member and three Junior members.

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

2020 Council

Nicholas van Hattem
President
Barrister, Francis Burt Chambers
Council Term Expires: 12/2020

Jocelyne Boujos
Senior Vice President
Principal, Boujos Legal
Council Term Expires: 12/2020

Rebecca Lee
Junior Vice President & Treasurer
Barrister, Francis Burt Chambers
Council Term Expires: 12/2020

Greg McIntyre

Greg McIntyre SC
Immediate Past President
Barrister, John Toohey Chambers
Council Term Expires: 12/2020

Rebecca Bunney
Ordinary Member
Head of Practice – Family Law,
Cullen Macleod Lawyers
Council Term Expires: 12/2021

Daniel Coster
Ordinary Member
Senior Associate, Moray & Agnew
Council Term Expires: 12/2021

Nathan Ebbs
Ordinary Member 
Managing Principal, Bennett + Co
Council Term Expires: 12/2020

Ante Golem
Ordinary Member
Partner, Herbert Smith Freehills
Council Term Expires: 12/2020

Mark Hemery
Ordinary Member
Partner, Hotchkin Hanly Lawyers
Council Term Expires: 12/2021

Jamie Hodgkinson
Ordinary Member 
Partner, Haynes Robinson
Council Term Expires: 12/2021

Matthew Howard SC
Ordinary Member
Barrister, Francis Burt Chambers
Council Term Expires: 12/2020

Craig Slater
Ordinary Member
Barrister, Francis Burt Chambers
Council Term Expires: 12/2021

Brooke Sojan
Ordinary Member
State Prosecutor, Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions WA
Council Term Expires: 12/2021

Shayla Strapps
Ordinary Member
Co-CEO, Mental Health Law Centre
Council Term Expires: 12/2020

Paula Wilkinson
Ordinary Member
Founding Director, Kim Wilson & Co
Council Term Expires: 12/2020

Melita Medcalf
Country Member
Solicitor in Charge, Legal Aid WA, Pilbara Regional Office
Council Term Expires: 12/2021

Thomas Camp
Junior Member
Solicitor, Inquiry into the City of Perth
Council Term Expires: 12/2020

Lea Hiltenkamp
Junior Member 
Lawyer, Glen McLeod Legal
Council Term Expires: 12/2020

Gemma Swan
Junior Member
Associate, Butlers Lawyers & Notaries
Council Term Expires: 12/2020