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.

2023 Council

Ante Golem
President
Partner, Herbert Smith Freehills
Council Term Expires: 12/2023

Paula Wilkinson
Senior Vice President
Founding Director, Kim Wilson & Co
Council Term Expires: 12/2023

Gary Mack
Junior Vice President & Treasurer
Lawyer, Abacus Legal and Mediation
Council Term Expires: 12/2023

Rebecca Lee
Immediate Past President
Barrister, Francis Burt Chambers
Council Term Expires: 12/2023

Ben Bullock
Ordinary Member
Associate, Steedman Stagg Lawyers
Council Term Expires: 12/2023

Thomas Camp, Law Society of Western Australia Council Member, Junior

Thomas Camp
Ordinary Member
Senior Associate, Butcher, Paull & Calder
Council Term Expires: 12/2024

Dr Brett Davies
Ordinary Member 
Adj Professor, UWA Law School
Council Term Expires: 12/2023

Angie Gimisis
Ordinary Member
Special Counsel, Hall & Wilcox
Council Term Expires: 12/2023

June Kenny
Ordinary Member
Director, JDK Legal Services
Council Term Expires: 12/2024

Judy McLean
Ordinary Member
Principal Solicitor, Fremantle Community Legal Centre
Council Term Expires: 12/2024

Kim Morrison
Ordinary Member
Consultant, O’Sullivan Davies Lawyers
Council Term Expires: 12/2024

Terry Palmer Law Society Council Member

Terry Palmer SC
Ordinary Member
Barrister, Quayside Chambers
Council Term Expires: 12/2024

Kellie Woods
Ordinary Member
Managing Associate, Dentons
Council Term Expires: 12/2023

Michael Ryan, Law Society of Western Australia Council Member, Country

Michael Ryan
Country Member
Principal, Mortlock Ryan & Co
Council Term Expires: 12/2023

Daniel Dyer-Smith
Junior Member
Lawyer, Jackson McDonald
Council Term Expires: 12/2023

Tyler Greatrex
Junior Member 
Solicitor, Palisade Corporate
Council Term Expires: 12/2023

Robert Jamieson
Junior Member
Solicitor & Barrister, Smiddy-Brown Legal
Council Term Expires: 12/2023