Law School

Sheila McClemans (1931)

Sheila McClemans

Legal practitioner, Director of WRNS

  • Admitted as a legal practitioner 1933
  • Established (with Molly Kingston) the first all-women law firm in Western Australia
  • The first woman to appear as counsel in the Supreme Court of Western Australia
  • Director of the Women's Royal Australian Naval Service during World War II
  • Foundation member of the Western Australia Legal Aid Commission
  • Secretary of the Law Society of Western Australia
  • UWA Swimming Blue (1927)