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Testimonials

I work with a variety of clients, counsel and industry specialists
- this is a selection of their feedback.

Nigel Boardman

"Highly experienced"

A highly experienced and effective lawyer. Always focused on, and considerate of, her clients.

-Nigel Boardman , Partner, Slaughter and May

Terry Murphy QC

"A highly analytical barrister"

Laura is a highly analytical barrister with a very practical and focused approach to corporations and taxation law issues. She is well prepared and brings her considerable commercial experience as a lawyer to bear to identify and resolve issues expeditiously.

-Terry Murphy QC

Olivia Draudins Byron

"Commercially-minded"

Laura is a commercially minded barrister who understands the needs of her clients and what is important to their businesses. She is always ready to go above and beyond to get the best outcome possible.

-Olivia (Draudins) Byron , Transurban

Darryn Hugo 2

“The balls of a bull camel"

Ms Keily was originally described to me as having “the balls of a bull camel". Initially quiet and unassuming, when her clients are threatened Ms Keily is as steadfast and loyal as a Doberman...Fearless, and at times ferocious; she put our interests before her own. Sometimes I was even scared and I was seated behind her! I’m glad she is on my team not the other.

-Darryn Hugo , Former Executive Director Village Roadshow, Current Executive Director of Flexible Rotomoulding

Ian Hocking

"A leader in her field"

In our case, Laura has demonstrated her extensive knowledge of the law and her strategic ability. For me this has dramatically reduced the stress I had originally and has made me confident of a successful outcome. Her ability to work with us and our lawyers, as well as demonstrating authority in mediations, has shown that Laura Keily is a leader in her field.

-Ian Hocking , Accountant and former Executive Director, Flexible Drive Agencies

Lachlan Armstrong QC

"A very strategic mind"

Laura applies a prodigious work ethic, high-grade experience, and a very strategic mind to her matters. She quickly masters the details of the most complex commercial matters, and drives hard for a resolution.

-Lachlan Armstrong QC

Peter Ickeringill

"Exceptionally talented"

I have worked with Laura for many years now and, over all that time, I have found her to be exceptionally talented – her knowledge of the law in almost all areas is superb, her work ethic is tremendous and her conscientious determination to help achieve the commercial objectives of her clients is highly commendable. I would and do recommend her to others.

-Peter Ickeringill , Partner, Baker & McKenzie

Norman O’Bryan AM SC

"Highly skilled"

Laura Keily is a highly skilled, very enthusiastic and diligent barrister. She is amongst my first choices as my junior counsel in any difficult case.

-Norman O'Bryan AM SC

Michael J. Tropea

"Thorough and considered"

Laura was my first foray into direct briefing of barristers, and I was delighted with the result. Thorough and considered, while also commercial and practical, Laura's advice on a large potential dispute helped guide us to a positive negotiated outcome.

-Michael J. Tropea , General Counsel & Company Secretary AIA Group Limited