Laura graduated in 2017 with a Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of International Relations. In 2015, she spent a semester of her degree studying abroad at Aalborg University in Denmark, focusing on International Law. Laura is passionate about translating complex legal concepts to clients, and making the law more accessible. Whilst studying she worked as a legal content writer for a leading Melbourne digital marketing agency, writing on a range of topics from employee rights to commercial dispute resolution. Laura is currently completing her Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice.
Melissa has over 16 years’ experience advising private businesses and high net worth individuals in relation to business succession, business structuring and property transactions. Much of this experience was gained at Deloitte Australia and Mills Oakley Lawyers before founding her own legal practice. Melissa was admitted as a Lawyer to the Supreme Court of Victoria in 2002 and is a member of the Law Institute of Victoria.
Nerissa is an established property lawyer and has worked in small and medium private practice firms with a focus on conveyancing, estate planning and estate administration. Nerissa prides herself on her client-centric attitude, providing appropriate and comprehensive advice to suit her client's needs. Nerissa holds a Bachelor of Business and Bachelor of Laws and was admitted to practice in the Supreme Court of Victoria in 2010.
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