AREAS OF PRACTICE
- Employment Law and Industrial Relations
- Human Rights and Discrimination Law
- Workers’ Compensation and Work Safety Law
- Administrative Law
Leah Marrone was admitted to practice in September 2007 and has practised in a wide range of areas, particularly in public/administrative law and employment/industrial law, she has a particular interest in criminal justice and experience in dealing with matters that cross jurisdiction (for example criminal/employment, criminal/migration, migration/employment, criminal/civil).
Before coming to the Bar in 2021, she worked for over 5 years at the Crown Solicitor’s office, and 8 years at the Legal Services Commission. She has also worked at the Young Workers Legal Service and Police Complaints Authority. She has experience in legal education and currently teaches the PLT course for the College of Law. Leah has extensive experience in Statutory Interpretation and was for many years one of the main editors of the Law Handbook Online. Leah has a strong commitment to access to justice, and has acted in a pro bono capacity on migration matters and employment matters in particular.
Leah is the immediate past President of Australian Women Lawyers Ltd. and past President of the Women Lawyer’s Association of SA Inc. Leah is a member of the University of Adelaide’s Alumni Council and a fellow of the University following a long involvement with the John Bray Law Alumni. Leah is a former member of the Equal Opportunity Committee of the Law Council of Australia and the Premier’s Council for Women. Leah has received the Law Society’s Mary Kitson Award (Gender Equity in Law) and has also been named on the South Australian Women’s Honour Roll.
Leah has been listed as a Recommended Barrister in Employment and Work Health and Safety by Doyle’s Guide in 2022 and 2023.
Leah was appointed to the Law Foundation in 2022.
Leah was also appointed to the Respect at Work Council in 2022.
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