Leanne Collingburn

National Pro Bono Executive (Special Counsel)
Norton Rose Fulbright Australia

Leanne Collingburn

Leanne Collingburn

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Biography

Leanne Collingburn is the National Pro Bono Executive (Special Counsel) for Norton Rose Fulbright in Australia, based in Brisbane. Leanne focuses in pro bono law and her background includes Indigenous Land Law (Including Native Title and Aboriginal Cultural Heritage) and Planning and Environment Law.

Leanne has a strong passion for, and proven commitment to, Corporate Social Responsibly including providing pro bono legal support to disadvantaged members of the community. Leanne has worked closely with Indigenous people and communities in both Australia and Canada and is a proud member of Norton Rose Fulbright Australia’s Reconciliation Action Plan Working Group and Corporate Social Responsibility Committee.

Together with Jackie O’Brien and Gemma Livingston, Leanne coordinates our national pro bono program and works closely with a number of not-for-profit organisations and community legal centres in Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne and Perth.


Professional experience

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Qualifications and Admissions  

• 2000 Bachelor of Arts (Hons), University of Queensland
• 2005 Bachelor of Laws (Hons), Queensland University of Technology
• 2006 Admitted, Supreme Court of Queensland
• 2010 Admitted, High Court of Australia