Lara is an experienced litigator with particular expertise in resolving multi-million-pound disputes for high-net-worth individuals and companies across multiple jurisdictions. She is experienced in managing and coordinating proceedings in other jurisdictions around the world including the USA, British Virgin Islands, Barbados, Switzerland, Turkey and Hong Kong. Lara works seamlessly with foreign lawyers, investigators, communications experts and forensic accountants to solve problems and deliver solutions for her clients.
As a higher court advocate she represents clients in a variety of hearings in the High Court as well as working closely with specialist and leading barristers to bring the right team to each case to achieve the client’s desired outcome.
Lara’s practice covers the full range of high-value commercial disputes in both litigation and arbitration including shareholder disputes, breach of contract, professional negligence and fraud claims in a range of sectors including finance, real estate, technology and leisure.
Lara has a particular niche expertise in working with high-end luxury casinos to recover outstanding debts. These cases often involve debtors based in the Far East or Middle East. Lara is skilled in using the full remit of litigation tactics in order to trace and freeze assets where necessary as well as serving individuals who try to avoid service and obtaining and enforcing judgment.
Please note: The experience list above may include examples of work completed prior to joining Keystone Law.
|2018||Keystone Law | Consultant Solicitor|
|2017 - 2018||BlackLion Law LLP | Partner, Head of Litigation|
|2015 - 2017||CANDEY | Partner|
|2014 - 2015||CANDEY | Senior Solicitor & Solicitor Advocate|
|2005 - 2014||Blake Lapthorn | Solicitor Advocate, Commercial Litigation Team|
|2007||Qualified as a Solicitor|