Adjunct Professor Iyla Davies was admitted as a lawyer in 1983 and worked in family law and personal injuries before becoming a law academic for more than 20 years, specialising in mediation and dispute resolution.
Iyla is currently the Chair of the All Hallows’ School Board and an Adjunct Professor in the School of Law, University of Queensland.
Iyla has previously held a number of community leadership roles as National and Queensland President of Relationships Australia, Director of Legal Aid Queensland, National President of University Colleges Australia, Member of the Specialist Accreditation Board, Queensland Law Society and a Director of Mercy Community Services. In addition, she has held senior university positions as Assistant Dean, International, Commercial and Community Engagement in the Faculty of Law, QUT and as Head of College and Chief Executive Officer of the Women’s College within UQ.
Iyla holds a Bachelor of Laws (Hons) and a Master of Laws. She is also a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.