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Leanne McDonald

National Special Counsel, Social Justice & Abuse

Leanne McDonald

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Memberships and Associations:
  • Queensland Law Society (QLS)
  • Committee Member of the Australian Lawyers Alliance (ALA)
  • Member of the American Association of Justice (AAJ)
  • Admitted in 2003
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Leanne McDonald
National Special Counsel, Social Justice & Abuse at Shine Lawyers Ltd

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‘I have always had a passion for standing up for those in need and really couldn’t imagine doing anything else.’

Leanne McDonald is National Special Counsel of Shine Lawyers’ social justice and abuse practices, and has a legal career spanning over 20 years.

Leanne has been a member of Shine Lawyers for over a decade. Throughout this time, she has held various roles. She led the Queensland workers’ compensation practice, managed various teams and offices across the firm, and facilitated various staff training initiatives.

Leanne is motivated everyday by the strength and determination she sees in her clients. For Leanne, they are her real heroes.

Through her work with Shine, she is able to make a difference in her clients’ lives by standing up for them in their time of need, and guiding them through the legal process.

No matter the case at hand, Leanne is driven to achieve the outcomes that truly matter to her clients.

‘I want to ensure that my clients are well looked after and have a brighter future as a result of going through the legal process.’

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