PROFILE

Full Name: Laura Colla
Email: lauracolla@vicbar.com.au
Phone:+61 3 9225 6400
Fax:+61 3 9225 8480
Chambers: Owen Dixon Chambers East
Room: 1118
Date of Admission: 7 Nov 1994
Called to the Bar: 23 Nov 2000
Nationally Accredited Mediator: 26 Aug 2010
Accredited as Mediator: 24 Oct 2002
Qualifications: BA, B. Soc. Work, LLB

Profile

Laura Colla was admitted to practice in November 1994 and signed the Bar Roll in November 2000.

Prior to being called to the Bar, Laura was a LIV Accredited Family Law Specialist and Senior Associate, gaining experience in complex family law financial and parenting matters. In addition, she was a member of the LIV "Family Court Practice" Committee and its "Family Law Education" Committee.

Laura practises exclusively in family law and is available to do full day mediations, appearance work for final and interim hearings. She is also available to draft court documents and to prepare advices.

Laura presents in the Leo Cussen Institute Family Law Training program from time to time. She was secretary of the Family Law Bar Association from 2007-2009 and was also a member of the Victorian Bar's Professional Standards Education Committee.

In addition to the Victorian Bar Committee memberships listed below, Laura was a Tribunal member of Football Federation, Victoria from 2010 to 2014.

Victorian Bar Committee Memberships

Health and Wellbeing Committee
Founder and Co-ordinator/Administrator of the Victorian Bar Community Choir (Spring 2013-5/4/2016) 

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Other Languages Spoken

  • French
  • Italian

Arbitration Qualifications

  • Member, Australian Institute of Family Law Arbitrators and Mediators

Areas of Practice

Family Law and Guardianship

Equity

  • Family Provision
  • Wills and Probate

Areas of Mediation

Family Law and Guardianship

Also Entitled to Practise in

  • Federal Court of Australia
  • High Court of Australia
From 6 Nov 2008, liability limited by a scheme approved under Professional Standards Legislation.


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