Laura’s practice is focused on helping private companies and family-owned businesses. She provides practical advice at all stages of the business life cycle. Laura can assist with incorporation, ownership structure, shareholder agreements, contract drafting and negotiation, succession planning and reorganizations. She also acts for clients acquiring and selling businesses in a broad range of industries. In addition, Laura enjoys helping individuals with real estate transactions and estate planning matters.
Laura was raised in the Okanagan where she completed her Bachelor of Business Administration (with distinction). She completed her Juris Doctor (with distinction) at the University of Alberta and worked for a national firm in Edmonton before returning to British Columbia. She has been published in the Irwin Law textbook, Public Lands and Resources Law, where she co-authored chapters on the fisheries, parks and wildlife sectors. She was called to the Alberta bar in 2014 and to the British Columbia bar in 2017.
Laura lives in Brentwood Bay with her husband and two young boys. She enjoys exploring the outdoors with her family, gardening and taking care of her horse.