• Studying Bachelor of Laws, University of New England; and

  • Certificate of Family Law for Support Staff through the New South Wales Law Society.

Areas of Practice:

  • Family Law; and

  • Criminal Law

Lara joined the Coutts Legal team in August 2018 as a Paralegal in the Criminal and Family Law team, working closely with Luisa, Riley and Emma. Lara is currently studying at the University of New England, and once admitted to practice as a Lawyer in New South Wales she is hoping to utilise her Family and Criminal Law experience as a practising lawyer.

Lara is currently juggling full-time study, work and being a Mum to two beautiful girls.

On a daily basis, Lara can complete any of the following tasks:

  • Drafting letters of advice to clients in Family Law matters;

  • Drafting Initiating Applications and Notice of Risk in Family Law matters;

  • Drafting Application for Consent Orders and Proposed Orders by Consent;

  • Experience drafting Affidavits in a range of Family Law matters;

  • Filing court documents in Family Law matters;

  • Drafting letters of offer in Family Law matters;

  • Drafting letters of advice in a variety of Family Law matters;

  • Preparing briefs for Counsel;

  • Preparing observations of brief to Counsel;

  • Drafting criminal representations; and

  • Drafting both standard and complex Wills, Powers of Attorney and Enduring Guardianships for a range of clientele.