Legal Counsel

Leyya joined Laguna Bay in 2019 as Legal Counsel, responsible for managing the Legal, Compliance and Company Secretarial functions of the business.

Leyya draws on prior experience in funds management (including in the agricultural sector) and corporate governance for both listed and non-listed entities. Having previously worked as a lawyer in both private practice and in-house, Leyya has advised on a wide array of matters spanning from financial services regulation, commercial contracts, intellectual property and employment law to directors duties, insurance claims and commercial litigation.

Leyya holds a Bachelor of Laws with Honours from Queensland University of Technology, a Diploma in Legal Practice from Australian National University and is a solicitor of the Supreme Court of Queensland and the High Court of Australia (2008).