Gayle is a lawyer, admitted to practice in Tasmania, South Australia and the Commonwealth. She is Manager Operations at the Legal Profession Board of Tasmania and the former Department Manager, Legal Services for TasWater.
She was previously General Counsel for the Integrity Commission and formerly a litigation partner at Simmons Wolfhagen. She has broad experience in general insurance work, acting on behalf of several national medical defence organisations, workers compensation and public liability for a national supermarket chain, and personal injury claims. She is a former Board Member of Hobart District Nursing Service Inc, from October 2007 until November 2010, and again since June 2011.
Gayle holds a Bachelor of Laws from Flinders University, South Australia; a Graduate Certificate in Legal Practice, University of South Australia; a Graduate Diploma in Medical and Health Law, Melbourne University; a Diploma of Aviation (Air Traffic Services), Airservices College Australia. She was a participant of the Tasmania Leaders Program 2012.