MA CMC (UMelb), BA(Hons) JD (USYD)

Laura Curtis

Graduate at Law



Laura is a recent law graduate and is working toward College of Law requirements to be admitted as a solicitor in 2019. She also has an Arts Degree and a Master of Cultural Material Conservation. Law is a second career for Laura, having previously worked as an Objects Conservator at leading institutions around Australia.

Photo by Jamie James
Artwork: Rene Kulitja, 'Ancient Tracks and Waterholes' (2019)



Laura has worked at the Australian War Memorial, the Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory and the Museum of Contemporary Art. She decided to study law when she identified that policy and regulation impacted the management of arts and culture. Laura has worked as a paralegal at RK Lawyers, with matters including; preparing legal briefs, drafting correspondence and maintenance of accounts. She also worked as a Legal Researcher and Content Author at GRC Solutions, drafting and reviewing teaching manuscripts. Laura was a Finalist for the Copyright Society of Australia’s Kevin Lindgren Prize in 2015.



Laura has volunteered at the Arts Law Centre of Australia. She enjoys reading, travelling, swimming and yoga, and can often be found exploring pubs and restaurants.

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All professional photography is by Jamie James at James Photographic Services.

The painting  'Ancient Tracks and Waterholes' (2019) by Rene Kulitja has been used under license in the firm photographs on the TJC website homepage and staff profiles. See Maruku Arts for more work by Rene Kulitja.

The visual artwork ‘Freshwater Lagoon 1’ by Lisa Michl Ko-manggen has been used under license in some photographs and videos. See Cape York Art for more work by Ko-manggen.

The painting ‘My Country’ by Bibi Barba has been used under license in some photographs and Law Way videos. Visit her website to see more.

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