Leanne Meyer is an Investment Manager, based in Omni Bridgeway’s Sydney office.
She is responsible for identifying and assessing investment opportunities and managing funded claims through to resolution.
Leanne is a seasoned practitioner with almost thirty years’ legal experience as a commercial litigator spanning competition and consumer law, corporate compliance and enforcement matters and numerous breach of contract and equitable claims. Leanne spent nearly two decades in private practice at pre-eminent commercial law firms, including Baker McKenzie and Gilbert & Tobin, where she advised clients on ASIC and ACCC investigations and was involved in landmark cases including the HIH Royal Commission and the Brisbane Clem7 tunnel class action.
Most recently, Leanne was General Counsel for RSL NSW, where she was a member of the executive leadership team and led the organisation’s legal, governance and compliance function through a period of significant reform. She represented RSL NSW in the NSW Government Inquiry under the Charitable Fundraising Act, spearheaded an overhaul of the organisation’s constitution and advised stakeholders on a broad range of legal and regulatory issues.
Leanne holds a Master of Laws from the University of Sydney. She is an active pro bono contributor to the community and has previously been involved in providing legal assistance to clients of Refugee Advice and Casework Service and Homeless Persons’ Legal Service.
- Author. In-house counsel insights into dispute finance. Omni Bridgeway Blog. 9 February 2021
- Author. Doing more with less: How dispute finance can help in-house counsel generate revenue and preserve cash for their business. Omni Bridgeway Blog. 20 May 2020.
- Transforming Litigation Risk Using Dispute Finance. ACC Virtual Xchange Conference. 17 June 2021
- New-to-In-House Round Table – Talk the Talk, Walk the Walk: How to be an effective contributor to commercial conversations. Association of Corporate Counsel Australia In-house Counsel Day NSW. 20 May 2021
- Masterclass: The impact of COVID-19 on the Australian Hotel Industry to date – reflections and predictions. Australasian Hotel Industry Conference & Exhibition (AHICE). 6 May 2021
- Unwilling but able: How to successfully enforce favourable judgments or awards against evasive debtors. Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC) Australia. 10 March 2021
- ‘Doing more with less’. Using dispute finance to unlock legal assets while reserving capital. ACC Australia. 16 November 2020