West Australia Law Society names 2024 president

Australian Lawyers Weekly

The Law Society of Western Australia has elected its new president, who will commence in the role in the new year.

Paula Wilkinson (pictured), who currently serves as the senior vice-president of the West Australian Law Society, is set to be the association’s next president.

She will begin her term on 1 January 2024.

Ms Wilkinson is a founding member of Kim Wilson & Co and an accredited family law specialist (NSW). She is also a member of the Law Society accreditation committee and the professional indemnity management committee.

Ante Golem – who was named as the society’s president for 2023 in October of last year – said: “I congratulate Paula on her appointment as the 2024 president of the Law Society.

“She has shown great commitment and has made a valuable contribution to the Law Society, having served on the Law Society’s council for a number of years before becoming the junior vice-president/treasurer in 2022 and senior vice-president in 2023.

“I look forward to working with the newly constituted council and executive in 2024 as immediate past president.”

Ms Wilkinson added: “I am delighted and honoured to be elected as president of the Law Society.