Lisa Miranda has worked as a solicitor in Sydney, first at a major law firm where she was appointed Senior Associate in 2001, and then from 2002 to 2009 as Senior Legal Counsel for a large Australian bank. She has a Bachelor of Business and a First Class Honours degree in Law from UTS; a Master of Laws from the University of Sydney; and a PhD from UTS. Lisa has won numerous academic awards and was the first Australian recipient of the Lord Templeman Scholarship, enabling her to study Law at the University of the West of England, Bristol, in 1994.
She is married with three young sons. Lisa's favourite time of the day is bedtime stories with her children when everyone gets lost in the beautiful, magical world of children's books. Stories for Simon is Lisa's first children's book.