Meet our team

LAURA DONNELLY

Director

Laura has been practising Law for over 15 years and is a Founder and Director of HDC.

With a unique combination of degree qualifications in Communications and Law, Laura’s experience makes her well positioned to manage confidential and sensitive family law matters including representing high performing and high-profile professionals, sportspeople and those in the entertainment industry.
These matters often involve challenging parenting disputes, involving risk issues and international child care arrangements, privacy issues and complex financial issues.

Whilst dealing with these complexities, Laura’s clients find her to be knowledgeable and personable. Laura recognises the often extremely challenging situations her clients face, the toll they can take and brings a pragmatism to her management of those issues within the family law system, ensuring that appropriate consideration is given to mediation, arbitration or litigation.

Laura is recognised by her peers as a leading family and divorce lawyer including in parenting and children’s matters.

Accredited by the Law Society of New South Wales as a Family Law Specialist, Laura has specialised in family and children’s law since her admission and is approved by the Attorney General’s Department as a Family Dispute Resolution Practitioner, acting as a mediator in family law disputes for 10 years.

Actively engaging in community work, Laura has provided pro-bono services on behalf of her firm for over 10 years including to the Women’s Legal Service.

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