Laura Johns

Norton Rose Fulbright Australia

T:+61 2 9330 8101
T:+61 2 9330 8101
Laura Johns

Laura Johns



Laura Johns is a restructuring and insolvency lawyer based in Sydney.

Laura has extensive experience in insolvency and banking dispute resolution. Laura advises Australia's leading banks and other financial clients on complex corporate insolvency processes, litigation and recovery matters.

Laura acts for banks, insolvency practitioners, companies and creditors on issues connected with companies in financial distress and has assisted clients on a variety of insolvency and restructuring assignments. She regularly advises on security enforcement, receiverships, voluntary administrations and liquidations.

Laura has significant experience with professional negligence claims on behalf of banking clients, in particular, against valuers. She is also regularly involved in dealing with security enforcement litigation, matters involving Financial Ombudsman Service complaints, fraud related matters and general banking and insolvency related litigation in the Supreme Court and Federal Court.

Laura has completed three secondments in house at an Australian Bank. She regularly presents and writes on insolvency, litigation and recovery matters.

Professional experience

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  • Supreme Court of New South Wales 2011
  • High Court of Australia 2011
  • Admitted as a solicitor in English and Wales 2005
  • English


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