Shayla Strapps is a solicitor and manager with diverse work experience across community legal centres, not for profits, government and private practice. Admitted in 2003, Shayla has a detailed understanding of not for profit legal practice management, strategy and governance. Her professional work has been recognized for its value when Shayla was awarded the ‘Lawyer of the Year’ award by the Western Australian Law Society in 2012.
Shayla’s legal work has seen the most marginalised in the community receive quality free legal assistance and has ensured professional standards. Her experience across all areas of running a successful business include operations, project management, business development, strategy and finance. Her legal areas of knowledge include criminal law, family law, civil litigation and compliance. She is committed to the development of community organisations and has volunteered on numerous not for profit boards and committees.