Lara graduated from The University of Melbourne with a Bachelor of Arts (Media & Communications) and Juris Doctor and was admitted to practice in December 2011. Lara was appointed as a Senior Associate in July 2016. Prior to joining ABL in 2014, Lara worked in the general commercial litigation team at Clayton Utz, during which time she completed a secondment at iSelect Ltd and a graduate rotation in the Mergers & Acquisitions team.
Lara’s principal experience is in the State Supreme Courts, the Court of Appeal of the Supreme Court of Victoria, the Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal and the Magistrates’ Court of Victoria.
Lara’s practice focuses on the following areas:
- contractual disputes;
- competition and consumer law;
- property, lease and building and construction disputes;
- schemes of arrangement;
- administrative law;
- shareholder, director and partnership disputes; and
- regulatory compliance and investigations.