Leanne Walker Partner

Leanne Walker is a partner in the corporate and dispute resolution team, as well as the National Head of the dispute resolution team.

Leanne specialises in commercial dispute resolution with a particular emphasis on property and leasing based disputes, land contract disputes and general contract disputes. Leanne has experience in alternative dispute resolution, including expert determination, mediation and arbitration.

In the property space, Leanne has acted for landowners, developers, builders, government authorities, owners corporations, local councils, and receivers and managers. Acting in partnership with the Australian Institute of Conveyancers, Leanne also provides strategic advice and represents its members (and their clients).

In general commercial disputes, Leanne has acted for clients in the private and public sector, including developers, professional indemnity and general liability insurers, large and small corporate, local councils, contractors, liquidators, trustees and administrators.

Leanne is the client relationship manager for a number of Colin Biggers & Paisley’s key clients, including:

  • Pfizer Australia
  • Boral (joint)
  • Australian Institute of Conveyancers (joint)
  • Infinity Constructions
  • Local councils


Leanne is experienced in dealing with complex disputes and leads a team of lawyers specialising in dispute resolution.

Leanne was admitted as a solicitor in NSW in 2002 and is admitted to practice in the Supreme Court of NSW, Federal Court and High Court of Australia. Leanne joined Colin Biggers & Paisley in 2010.

Leanne is a member of the International Women’s Insolvency & Restructuring Confederation (IWIRC).

Area of expertise
  • Alternative dispute resolution
  • Property and leasing based disputes
  • Professional negligence
  • Building and construction litigation
  • Competition and Consumer Act 2010 litigation
Memberships
  • Law society of New South Wales