A special counsel in the insurance team, Laura has expertise in directors' and officers' insurance, professional indemnity insurance and construction risk.

Laura's practice focuses on providing advice in relation to, and acting as defence and coverage counsel in, claims against directors and officers and professional indemnity claims, and construction risk.

Laura has experience in advising both foreign and domestic insurers on coverage and liability issues.

Laura also acts as defence counsel on litigated claims on behalf of individual insureds and entities. She has substantial experience in professional indemnity claims, acting for a range of professionals with a particular focus on the financial services industry and the building and construction industry.

Laura is listed in the 2022 to 2024 editions of The Best Lawyers in Australia for Professional Malpractice Litigation and in the 2023 and 2024 editions for Insurance Law.

Laura holds a Bachelor of Arts (Political Science) in addition to her Bachelor of Laws. Laura was admitted to practice in the Supreme Court of Tasmania on 1 September 2006 and is also admitted to practice in New South Wales.

Laura re-joined Colin Biggers & Paisley in 2020.

  • Law Society of NSW
  • Australasian Life Underwriting and Claims Association (ALUCA)
  • Australian Insurance Law Association
  • Women in Insurance