Leisa is an Australian-qualified lawyer, having been admitted to the Supreme Court of Queensland in 2012. She holds a Bachelor of Laws with First Class Honours and a Bachelor of Business with Distinction from the Queensland University of Technology. Leisa received a number of academic awards at university including the Pearson Education Australia Prize for Academic Excellence and the Faculty of Law Dean's Research Scholar Award. She was also named on the Dean's Lists for both the Faculty of Law and the Faculty of Business.
In Australia, Leisa practised primarily in the area of business law, working on complex commercial transactions for private companies, emerging businesses and high wealth individuals from a diverse range of industries. Leisa also has experience in commercial litigation and estate law.
Leisa moved to Canada in 2015 and earned her Certificate of Qualification from the National Committee on Accreditation of the Federation of Law Societies of Canada in 2017.
Outside of the office, Leisa enjoys yoga, baking, snowshoeing and exploring her new home, beautiful British Columbia.