Our People


Leah Sewell

BA LLB, LLM, Accredited Specialist – Wills & Estates

Leah Sewell

Leah makes seeing a lawyer a breeze.  Leah helps her clients to understand their rights in a down to earth and easy manner. She cuts out the legalese.

Leah is exceptional at helping people manoeuvre through the jungle that can be the legal process.  With a broad commercial litigation background and extensive experience in estate planning and property law, Leah can assist you with most of your legal issues in these areas.  Leah is able to give straightforward advice in plain English.

With more than 17 years experience gained in medium to large sized firms in both Sydney and Canberra, and running LS Legal for more than 8 years, Leah is has the experience to assist you.

Leah was recognised for her expertise by attaining status as an Accredited Specialist in Wills & Estates – of which there are less than 70 in NSW.

Prior to commencing LS Legal, Leah has worked with government departments including the Australian Competition & Consumer Commission (ACCC) and dealt with the former Aged Care Complaints Scheme.

Leah loves solving complex and not so complex legal issues.

Leah is married, resides on the Northern Beaches and also has a life outside law, including walking, reading for leisure, patchwork, travel and keeping up with two active boys and a rambunctious Labrador!

Laurence Hibbert

Juris D. Law

Laurence is a solicitor who practices exclusively in the area of wills and estates, including elder law. 
Prior to undertaking his legal studies as a mature age student, Laurence worked in international donor funded consultancy in the financial sector of countries including Papua New Guinea, Albania and several countries of the former Soviet Union. 

After graduating from UTS in the first cohort of Juris Doctor law degree graduates, Laurence worked in general practice in the northern Sydney region.  During that period he decided to specialise in estate matters and elder law and worked in the sector for several years prior to joining LS Legal. 
After hours, Laurence is an advocate for children’s cancer issues and is a member of the Oncology Parents Advisory Committee of the Cancer Centre for Children at the Children’s Hospital at Westmead and a consumer member of the Australian and New Zealand Children’s Haematology and Oncology Group.  He also sits on the Family & Consumer Advisory Council of the Sydney Children’s Hospital Network.