Rebecca Lee is a Barrister at Francis Burt Chambers practicing civil and commercial litigation, including tax, employment law and construction. She has a Bachelor of Science, majoring in pure mathematics, as well as her Bachelor and Master of Laws from The University of Western Australia. Rebecca was admitted to practice in February 1994 and moved to the Bar in February 2004. In that year, she also successfully completed the Western Australian Bar Association Bar Readers’ Course, being awarded the inaugural Chief Justice’s Prize.
For 2019 and 2020, Rebecca has been elected Junior Vice President/Treasurer of The Law Society of Western Australia. She has also served on the Legal Practice Board of Western Australia for three years and is a Past President of both Western Australian Women Lawyers and Australian Women Lawyers. She is also a past Editor of Brief, the Law Society journal.
In 2011, Rebecca completed the Advanced Negotiation Workshop ‘Difficult Conversations’ at the Harvard Negotiation Institute, and in 2015 undertook the Advanced Trial Advocacy Course conducted by the Australian Bar Association. She believes her role as a barrister involves the core skills of advocacy, negotiation and strategy, and is a strong supporter within the profession and the community of ‘lift as you climb’.