Lara is a professional performance, leadership and wellness coach and former law partner. She is passionate about helping lawyers and professionals to develop their leadership and build their resilience and wellbeing so they can become high performers and meet the challenges and pressure of work and life to achieve their potential.
Lara was formerly a partner where she led the firm’s Family Law and Wills & Estate Planning Division and has 17 years’ experience as a lawyer. Throughout her legal career she was involved in business development and leadership training. She has always had an interest, passion and talent for working with people and their development.
Lara has been coaching professionals since 2017 on a one-to-one basis as well as in groups and teams. She is also a Senior Facilitator, speaker and trainer. Lara’s focus is on supporting ambitious lawyers and professionals to build their self awareness, challenge their [perceived limitations and tap into their strengths and inner resources to help achieve their results. Ultimately Lara helps professionals to become in charge their minds and therefore their results.
Lara is a certified Master Practitioner and Trainer in Neuro Linguistic Programming which is a powerful transformational tool that she incorporates into her coaching, training and facilitating to create effective and sustainable mindset development.
Lara has coached junior lawyers and senior partners of international law firms as well as other professional and executives to enhance their performance and achieve their results. Lara is an international speaker covering topics around leadership and mental health for the legal profession.
Some areas of expertise
- Confidence and Motivation
- Building intrinsic resources
- Imposter Syndrome
- Stress management
- Career development
- HS Business School (Certificate IV in Training and Assessment TAE40116) 2020
- Worldwide Institute of NLP (Master Practitioner and Trainer of Neuro-Linguistic Programming) 2018, 2020
- International Coaching Federation® Certified (ACC)
- Language and Behavioural Profiling certification (LAB) ( in progress)