Lara Wentworth
Senior Facilitator

Master of Law majoring in Family Law (College of Law)
Combined Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Laws (Western Sydney University)
NLP Master Practitioner (Worldwide Institute of NLP)
International Coaching Certification Program (International Coaching Federation)
Member of Law Society of NSW
Member of NLP Association of Australian Inc


Certified NLP Master Practitioner, International Coaching Federation Certified (PCC).


Areas of specialisation
Coaching, Performance, Wellbeing, NLP therapy, Leadership training.


Lara is a Professional Coach certified by the International Coaching Federation® Certified (PCC). She is a performance, Leadership and mental fitness coach for lawyers and former Law Partner herself. Lara is a co-founder and director of Coaching Advocates which is a global coaching and training firm for professionals. She is passionate about leadership and developing high performing teams. She supports lawyers and executives to overcome barriers and create remarkable change in their performance, career, and life. Lara was formerly a partner where she led the 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 also has been a Senior Facilitator with Women and Leadership Australia for the past 4 years and facilitates leadership programs for emerging and established Leaders.


Lara is a certified Master Practitioner and Trainer in Neuro Linguistic Programming (NLP) 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 senior partners of international law firms as well as other professional and executives in the leadership space. Lara is an international speaker covering topics around leadership and mental health for the legal profession.


Previous/Current Clients
Madison Marcus Law Firm, Veritas Law Firm.