Lara Grenfell SC
Lara Grenfell SC
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Lara Grenfell SC

Lara joined the Bar in July 1993. She holds BA LLB degrees from the University of the Witwatersrand.
Lara has appeared in the high courts, supreme court of appeal and arbitrations. She has acted on behalf of various banks and listed companies and largely corporate clients.
Lara has particular experience in banking disputes with emphasis on forensic matters. Her practice consists almost exclusively of commercial work and mainly arbitrations.
Some of the more prominent or reported cases in which Lara has appeared include:
• ABSA Bank Ltd v Hanley 2014 (2) SA 448 (SCA);
• ABSA Bank Ltd v Lombard Insurance Co Ltd 2012 (6) SA 569 (SCA);
• McCarthy Ltd v ABSA Bank Ltd 2010 (2) SA 321 (SCA);
• McCarthy Ltd v ABSA Bank Ltd 2009 (2) SA 398 (W).
Lara has been involved in the mentoring of pupils and advocacy training.
Lara was recommended for silk in 2016 and received her letters patent in March 2018.