Lara von Wildenrath > Appleby > St Helier, Jersey > Lawyer Profile


Work Department

Dispute Resolution (Insolvency & Restructuring, Trust Disputes, Fraud & Asset Tracing, Trust Disputes)


Lara is a Senior Associate in the Dispute Resolution department at Appleby Jersey. She advises on all aspects relating to commercial litigation including trust disputes, insolvency proceedings and corporate disputes involving directors and shareholders.

She advises a number of different stakeholders including government entities, private companies, insolvency practitioners, directors and shareholders.

Prior to joining Appleby, Lara worked at a leading national law firm in Johannesburg advising on major litigation matters involving insolvency, business rescue, restructuring, commercial disputes and business crimes.


  • Advising on general and commercial litigation strategy, including all forms of dispute resolution relating to trust law, contract law, property law, mining law, banking law, asset recovery, insolvency and consumer law;
  • Advising on directors’ and shareholder liabilities and disputes;
  • Conducting winding up proceedings of companies and individuals; and
  • Conducting investigations and enquiries into the affairs of financially distressed companies particularly in relation to fraudulent conduct.


Lara was admitted as an attorney of the High Court of South Africa in 2016.

  • LLB degree (Cum Laude) – Rhodes University
  • Member of the Legal Practice Counsel

Lawyer Rankings

Jersey > Dispute resolution > Dispute resolution

Appleby leverages its international network to handle the gamut of commercial litigation, with areas of particular strength being trust disputes, insolvency and restructuring. Core team members include Fraser Robertson, who is noted for his professional negligence and contracts work, in addition to covering trusts issues. Niall MacDonald handles employment, trust and contentious regulatory proceedings. Senior associate Lara von Wildenrath‘s practice encompasses fraud, insolvency and asset recoveries, alongside a range of commercial disputes.