Leila is the principal solicitor of Forty Four Degrees. She loves helping people grow and businesses expand, and is an absolute nerd for commercial and property law. Leila is a published author and obsessed baker.  She is the child of two worlds, having been born in Australia, she grew up in Bosnia from 1986 till mid-1994. Her family, moved as refugees, mostly in camps, for the entirety of the war; Bosanska Gradiška, Banja Luka, Zagreb, Novi Travnik, Travnik, Bugojno. In 1994, Leila and her immediate family escaped the war and lived in a detention camp in Varaždin, Croatia, for fifteen months. A further two years of international post refugee re-settlement dramas in Australia and Bosnia, before they finally settled in Melbourne, Australia, in late 1997.

Forty Four Degrees is a bespoke, boutique law firm that is designed to fit around your lifestyle. We aim to do business your way.

We believe in taking the holistic approach to clients and their journeys and assisting them to navigate their interactions with the law. Our policy is to promote diversity and equality to all people we interact with irrespective of their gender, race, ethnic origin, disability, age, nationality, national origin, sexuality, religion or belief, marital status and social class.

This mindset operates across each practice area of our firm, which includes startup law, technology, bankruptcy & insolvency, property law, and civil litigation

Forty Four Degrees is a responsible corporate body in areas of social justice, environmental conservation, and staff well-being. We oppose all forms of unlawful and unfair discrimination and will actively seek employees from diverse backgrounds as we appreciate the value of differing experiences.

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Leila Chalk / Arts Law Talk
  • September 6, 2019
    4:00 pm - 5:00 pm