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.

2021 Council

Jocelyne Boujos
President
Principal, Boujos Legal
Council Term Expires: 12/2021

Rebecca Lee
Senior Vice President
Barrister, Francis Burt Chambers
Council Term Expires: 12/2021

Shayla Strapps
Junior Vice President & Treasurer
Co-CEO, Mental Health Law Centre
Council Term Expires: 12/2021

Nicholas van Hattem
Immediate Past President
Barrister, Francis Burt Chambers
Council Term Expires: 12/2021

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

Angie Gimisis
Ordinary Member 
Senior Associate, Hall & Wilcox
Council Term Expires: 12/2021

Ante Golem
Ordinary Member
Partner, Herbert Smith Freehills
Council Term Expires: 12/2022

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

Matthew Howard SC
Ordinary Member
Barrister, Francis Burt Chambers
Council Term Expires: 12/2022

June Kenny
Ordinary Member
Director, JDK Legal Services
Council Term Expires: 12/2022

Gary Mack
Ordinary Member
Lawyer, Abacus Legal and Mediation
Council Term Expires: 12/2022

Judy McLean
Ordinary Member
Principal Solicitor, Fremantle Community Legal Centre
Council Term Expires: 12/2022

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

Paula Wilkinson
Ordinary Member
Founding Director, Kim Wilson & Co
Council Term Expires: 12/2022

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

Thomas Camp
Junior Member
Solicitor, Butcher, Paull & Calder
Council Term Expires: 12/2021

Selina Gates
Junior Member 
Solicitor, Cove Legal
Council Term Expires: 12/2021

Lea Hiltenkamp
Junior Member 
Lawyer, Glen McLeod Legal
Council Term Expires: 12/2021