FALS Committee

Pierre Baume

President Victoria Pierre Baume was born in Paris, France. Pierre is an Australian Legal Practitioner and practices law as a Barrister with the Victorian Bar. Pierre is also a nationally accredited Mediator.

Michael Bula

Member Victoria Notary [ACT, Victoria & Vanuatu], B.A. [French & Italian], LL.B. [Melbourne University], Grad. Dip. Notarial Practice [Victoria University], Barrister & Solicitor [Victoria, ACT, NSW & Vanuatu], professional French↔English NAATI translator, Chevalier dans l’Ordre National du Mérite [France], Honorary Consul General of Senegal, President – Society of Notaries of Victoria. He speaks French and Italian with sound notions of Spanish and Portuguese. Legal Counsel to French and various Embassies and Consulates.

Thibaut Clamart

Secretary Victoria

Emily Lau

Vice President New South Wales Associate Emily is an Associate in the Technology, Media and Telecommunications group at Maddocks Lawyers in Sydney. She advises clients in the areas of privacy, competition and consumer laws, telecommunications regulations and modern slavery reporting laws. She also assists clients with drafting and negotiating technology supply agreements. Emily has a Bachelor of Arts (French major, Hons 1) and Bachelor of Laws (Hons 1) from Macquarie University.

Alexandra Law

Member Victoria Legal Adviser Alexandra works as a property lawyer at Bupa (Property, Leasing & Development) for Australia and New Zealand.

Phillip Roberts

Member New South Wales Phillip is an Australian lawyer who has lived and worked in Japan and the United States as well as have made numerous visits to France, Quebec and New Caledonia.
His qualifications include an LLB and BEc in Australia and an MIA – Masters in International Administration – from the US.

Guillaume Sabatier

Treasurer Victoria French and Australian qualified lawyer,
Guillaume specialises in taxation and corporate law.

Gary Thomas

Member Western Australia Australian Qualified Lawyer
McWilliams Lawyers Property & Commercial, Perth, Western Australia
Gary specialises in property transactions and commercial contracts and advice.

Marie Wilkening-Le Brun

Member Victoria Barrister Marie Wilkening-Le Brun has been the President of the Society from 2014 to 2020. She is a practising Barrister specialising in commercial and family law.