Laura Anderson

Special Counsel  |  Disputes and Insolvency


(07) 3231 0636

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Laura is a pragmatic and results-oriented professional who is attentive to her clients and their needs.

Laura is a Special Counsel in the firm's Disputes & Insolvency team. She continuously draws upon her experience in commercial litigation, administrative appeals and insolvency to deliver timely, up-to-date and technical advice to her clients. She is highly-experienced in handling creditor-defeating transaction claims, formal and informal appointments, public examinations, and breach of director duty claims.

Laura has experience in large-scale litigation and the day-to-day conduct of commercial recovery, shareholder disputes, and insolvency matters., including misleading and deceptive conduct claims, contractual disputes, and misuse of intellectual property. She is proactive and highly driven to provide cost-efficient and quality legal services to her clients. She is known for her approachable demeanour amongst clients and colleagues alike.

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CAREER highlights


  • Bachelor of Laws (Honours), Griffith University
  • Graduate Diploma Of Legal Practice, Australian National University
  • ARITA Advanced Certificate in Insolvency

community involvement

  • Member, Australian Restructuring Insolvency And Turnaround Association
  • Member, Turnaround Management Association
  • Member, Women in Insolvency and Restructuring Queensland
  • Vice-Chair, TMA Next-Gen Committee (QLD)

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Client Solutions

Large Association
Client problem

A disgruntled former member of the association set up an 'anonymous' website that regularly posted articles vilifying the client's association and its members.

outcome achieved

After identifying the subject through forensic searches, judgment was successfully obtained against the 'anonymous' member. The website was removed and de-indexed from Google, with damages awarded in the client's favour.

Government Agency
Client problem

Laura's client received a claim in excess of $9 million from the liquidator of a group of 43 companies associated with the Jamie Oliver restaurants for unfair preference payments.

outcome achieved

Using her specialist knowledge in the insolvency field, Laura successfully reached a resolution of the claim.

Private Client
Commercial Dispute
Client problem

Laura's client was one of two shareholders in a business, where the other was a hostile partner who wanted to exit the business.

outcome achieved

An injunction was filed by the hostile shareholder seeking that the company be wound up. The matter proceeded all the way to the Court door, where Laura was able to resolve things on commercial terms, giving her client certainty and full control of the business.

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(07) 3231 0636