2024 Executive

2024 Executive


Founding Director, Kim Wilson & Co
Council Term Expires: 12/2024


Senior Vice President
Lawyer, Abacus Legal and
Council Term Expires: 12/2024


Junior Vice President & Treasurer
Principal Solicitor, Fremantle
Community Legal Centre
Council Term Expires: 12/2024


Immediate Past President
Partner, Herbert Smith Freehills
Council Term Expires: 12/2024

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Paula Wilkinson, President

Paula was a founding member of Kim Wilson & Co in 1998 and has acted, and continues to act, in many of Western Australia’s most complex cases.

Paula was accredited as a Family Law Specialist (NSW) in 2012 and became an adjunct lecturer for the NSW College of Law (LLM) for the following five years. In 2021, she was accredited as an AIFLAM mediator.

Paula is recognised by Doyle’s Guide as a Leading West Australian Family & Divorce Lawyer and also a Leading West Australian Family Lawyer (High-Value & Complex Property Matters) – Western Australia, 2022.

She has presented papers at numerous family law conferences in Australia, in Indonesia (Bali) and at the University of Western Australia Law School and Murdoch University Law School.

Paula is a board member of Law Access WA, a committee member of the Professional Indemnity Insurance Management Committee and the Accreditation Committee, both of which are committees of the Law Society of Western Australia.

Gary Mack, Senior Vice President

Gary Mack is an experienced lawyer, independent children’s lawyer and family dispute resolution practitioner with expertise in family law, not-for-profit law and neighbourhood disputes. He is the convenor of the Law Society’s Access to Justice Committee and a member of the Law Council of Australia’s Access to Justice Committee. He is a member of the Legal Practice Board and Deputy Convenor of the Professional Affairs Committee as well as a member of the Legal Services and Complaints Committee. He is also a councillor in the Town of Cambridge.

Ante Golem, Immediate Past President

Ante is a partner at Herbert Smith Freehills and is section head of their Perth Disputes team.

His practice focuses on dispute resolution and he provides strategic advice to clients involving complex commercial disputes, inquiries and investigations.

He has extensive experience in international arbitration and commercial dispute resolution, particularly in complex construction and infrastructure disputes. Ante is also a specialist in class action litigation and has acted in some of Australia’s largest shareholder class actions.

Telephone Number
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(08) 9324 8600
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(08) 9481 3111
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(08) 9324 8640
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(08) 9324 8688
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(08) 9324 8686
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