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
Member of Law Society of NSW
Member of NLP Association of Australian Inc.
Certified NLP Master Practitioner
Areas of specialisation
Coaching, Performance, Wellbeing, NLP therapy, Leadership training.
Lara has been practicing as a lawyer for the past 17 years, initially in Personal Injury and later in Family Law. As well as being a lawyer, throughout her career Lara has also been involved in Business Development, Leadership training and Coaching and Learning and Development.
Lara is also a Performance and Wellness Coach with a focus on members of the legal profession. She is a Master Practitioner in Neuro Linguistic Programming (NLP) which is an effective transformational tool that she uses in the coaching process including group coaching and workshops. Lara is also currently completing international coaching certification with the International Coaching Federation (ICF) due to be completed 2019.
Through one to one sessions as well as group workshops, Lara helps her clients to build awareness around where they are in their career and supports them to clear interferences that may be holding them back. She also assists them to build resources that they may need to achieve the next level of success in their career and their lives. Her focus is on creating a supportive environment for people to learn more about themselves and gain leadership skills, whilst making long lasting and valuable shifts in habits, thoughts and behaviours. Lara is passionate about empowering professionals to take charge of their wellbeing by being in charge of their minds and therefore their results. Lara is often invited to speak to the legal profession about, Leadership wellbeing and mental health.
Lara has a keen interest in mentoring and coaching women in the legal profession and in general to support them to break through barriers and to thrive in their careers. Her aim is to help others enhance their careers with focus, alignment and authenticity so they can believe and achieve results that line up with their true potential.
Madison Marcus Law Firm, Veritas Law Firm.