Laura specialises in family law and has practised exclusively in the area since coming to the bar in 2016. Laura is a nationally accredited Mediator and Arbitrator.
Prior to coming to the bar, Laura worked as a solicitor where she had the carriage of complex family law matters. She also previously worked as Legal Associate for Her Excellency the Honourable Linda Dessau AC CVO and the Honourable Peter Young AM KC, at the Family Court of Australia (as it was then known).
Laura is consistently recognised by Doyle’s Guide as a leading family law barrister, both in Victoria and Australia. In the 2023 Doyle’s Guide, Laura was listed as one of:
- Victoria’s leading family law barristers;
- Victoria’s preeminent parenting and children’s matters barristers; and
- Australia’s recommended family law barristers.
Laura regularly presents papers and speaks on family law topics. She graduated from Melbourne University with First Class Honours. She was awarded the Wright Prize, as the top ranked student in family law.