Chantal McNaught

Legal Practice Advisor | LEAP Legal Software

Chantal McNaught is a multi-talented legal professional. She works at LEAP Legal Software, the global leader in cloud-based legal practice solutions, and she's also a former Australian lawyer, consultant, writer, coach, mentor, researcher, and human rights advocate. She has over 10 years of experience in using legal tech to improve legal services, client satisfaction, profitability and wellness. She also helps lawyers to grow their careers and find work-life balance.

Chantal is doing a PhD in Law at Bond University, where she studies the tension between law as a profession and law as a business, and how Incorporated Legal Practices shape the future of legal services. She has a LLB (Hons) from Bond University and a GDLP and LLM from the Australian National University. She is an admitted lawyer to the Supreme Court of New South Wales and High Court of Australia, and has practised as a solicitor and migration agent in Queensland, before moving into legal marketing and legal tech. Chantal now lives in Auckland, Aotearoa New Zealand.

Chantal is always learning and creating. She likes reading, dance, and theatre in her free time. She has also volunteered with many human rights organisations, such as Amnesty International, the Queensland Prisoners Legal Service and the Australian Lawyers for Human Rights.

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