Portrait of Fiona McLeod

Fiona McLeod

Fiona McLeod SC is senior counsel practising at the Victorian Bar in public and commercial law.

She is the Chair of the Accountability Round Table and formerly chair of Transparency International and the Open Government Forum.

She is a Past President of the Law Council of Australia and the Australian Bar Association, was Chair of the Victorian Bar and President of Australian Women Lawyers. She has championed many social justice issues including leading the landmark Law Council Justice Project research.

Ms McLeod has been recognised with numerous awards for excellence and leadership, for her work in supporting diversity and equality, the advancement of women and her work in pro bono and human rights matters including human trafficking.

Ms McLeod was inducted onto the Victorian Honour Roll for Women in 2014 and is a recipient of numerous professional awards including the prestigious inaugural Commonwealth Government Anti-Slavery Australia Freedom Award for her work representing victims of human trafficking, raising awareness and contributing to law reform and policy on this issue.