Lara is a Barrister and Solicitor of the High Court of New Zealand and a Registered Foreign Lawyer in England and Wales. She has experience in general commercial, competition and financial services disputes. She has represented a broad range of clients, both claimant and defendant, and has particular experience in financial disputes including in relation to Interest Rate Hedging Products.
Lara joined Woodsford in May 2016, having previously been an Associate at the London office of global litigation firm Hausfeld & Co. LLP. Prior to joining Hausfeld, she was a Solicitor at Bell Gully, one of New Zealand’s oldest and largest commercial law firms. Lara graduated with a Bachelor of Laws and a Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting) from the University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand, which included a period of study abroad at the Università Commerciale Luigi Bocconi in Milan, Italy.
Email Lara or telephone +44 20 7985 8419