Hayley has over a decade experience in commercial and professional negligence litigation in private practice at a top tier firm in Perth, specialising in the defence of professional negligence claims against health practitioners, as well as in the conduct of disciplinary proceedings brought by relevant regulatory bodies. She has also been involved in the conduct of large-scale general commercial litigation disputes. In addition to her litigation practice, Hayley also advises on pro-bono matters, and has worked in regional community legal resource centres in partnership with her former firm. Hayley is a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (2012), and served as President of the Law Society of Western Australia (2018). Hayley has also served on the Society's Professional Indemnity Insurance Management Committee, Education Committee, and is currently a member of its Ethics Committee.