Debra Cherry

BSc, LLB, MPA, Cert IV TAE Australian Legal Practitioner

Head of Digital Learning

Bachelor of Laws
Bachelor of Science
Masters in Practising Accounting
Graduate Certificate in Education (Innovative Learning Design)
Certificate IV Training and Assessment
Certificate IV Workplace and Business Coaching
Australian Legal Practitioner



Deb is part of the Education Design team with prime responsibility for designing and implementing online learning content and management of the online learning management system. In addition, Deb is the Practice Group Leader for the Wills and Estates practice area.


Before Leo Cussen

Deb commenced legal practice at a medium-sized country law firm before moving to suburban legal practices, working primarily in family law, civil litigation and wills and deceased estates. Later, Deb moved into in-house legal counsel roles, advising on contracts, corporations law, leases, regulatory changes, and developing and implementing policies and procedures for legal compliance.

Deb joined Leo Cussen Centre for Law in 2011, having been a guest instructor at Leo for many years prior to this.


Achievements/Special Interests

Deb has a keen interest in movie production and worked on a couple of short films. She has incorporated this interest into educational learning design and enjoys applying her skills in the online learning environment.


Deb Cherry