Laura is a Special Counsel in our Disputes Resolution & Litigation team, specialising in the areas of family business succession, estate planning and superannuation.
Laura is listed in the Best Lawyers in Australia 2020 and 2021 edition for Trusts and Estates and Wealth Management / Succession Planning Practice.
Laura has over 16 years’ experience working with private clients and family businesses in crafting and executing succession plans.
Laura’s key focus is to understand each individual or families motivation for their succession planning and tailor an appropriate plan for the individual or family.
Laura’s areas of experience include:
With a background that includes sociology, family law and taxation, Laura is experienced to deal with the variety of issues associated with working with families and preparing comprehensive succession plans for clients.
Laura’s recent experience includes:
19 October 2020 - Knowledge
#Private Client Practice
From 30 November 2020, new forms will need to be used for making an enduring power of attorney and advance health directive in Queensland.
18 May 2020 - Knowledge
#Corporate & Commercial Law, #Private Client Practice
Following changes to NSW and Victoria’s e-signing and witnessing rules, Queensland has now passed regulations allowing wills, enduring powers of attorney and advance health directives to be witnessed through video conferencing.
24 April 2020 - Knowledge
#Private Client Practice, #COVID-19
Many of you, like us, will have been grappling with continuing to meet the formal witnessing requirements of many documents, whilst observing the social distancing and essential travel only restrictions.
20 March 2020 - Knowledge
#Corporate & Commercial Law, #Private Client Practice, #COVID-19
Much has been made of panic buying as many Australians rush to protect their families from the perceived risk of dwindling supplies, whether that fear is reasonable or not. But what about protecting your family financially? Economic risk is not the only issue being faced.
11 Feb 20 to 10 Nov 20 - Brisbane
This series will equip you with the knowledge and tools to buy and/or sell better, will ensure you remain compliant in this increasingly regulated environment, and will maximise your chances of success and beat off the competition.
27 Oct 20
Partners, Toby Boys and Carl Hinze will discuss shareholder disputes, including when a claim for relief from oppression under the Corporations Act may be sought to protect minority shareholders.