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MacDonnells Law Promotes Three Outstanding Legal Professionals

The Directors of MacDonnells Law are proud to announce the promotions of Ben Taylor, Lauren Worth and Lianna Lazzaretti within the Firm. These promotions reflect their individual dedication, expertise, and outstanding contributions to the success of MacDonnells Law and our clients.


Ben Taylor’s promotion to Senior Associate within our Commercial Property practice is a testament to his commitment to producing excellent outcomes for his clients and is evident in his proficiency across all facets of property matters. His comprehensive technical knowledge, combined with a proven track record of successful negotiations and practical, strategic outcomes, makes him an invaluable asset to our team. As Senior Associate, Ben will undoubtedly continue to contribute to the success of our property team, offering clients unparalleled expertise and ensuring the continued growth and excellence of our Firm.


Director Luckbir Singh says “Ben has achieved outstanding results for clients over many years. His clear focused precision and calm approach has been instrumental in guiding our clients to successfully completing complex and intricate property and commercial deals. Ben represents the best of our firm’s values of growth mindset, excellence, and collectivism. We are all very proud of Ben reaching this significant milestone. I’m also very proud that the Firm, after almost 140 years, continues to have a special ability to identify and develop top legal talent.”


Lauren Worth’s promotion to the position of Senior Associate within the Planning and Environment practice area is a testament to her dedication to the success of the Firm and its clients. Lauren has provided invaluable advice to local governments, private landowners, and developers across Queensland and has played a pivotal role in the growth of our Planning and Environment practice area over her 7 years at MacDonnells Law. Lauren’s promotion recognises her exceptional contributions to the Firm and reflects her commitment to achieving outstanding results for our clients.


Lianna Lazzaretti’s promotion to Associate in the Planning and Environment practice area is well-deserved recognition of her hard work, diligence, and proficiency in her field. Lianna has consistently demonstrated a strong understanding of the intricacies of planning and environmental law, and her ability to navigate the complex statutory landscape of this practice area has prove invaluable to both our clients and the overall success of our Firm. Lianna’s promotion not only marks a significant milestone in her career but also reinforces the continued growth of our Planning and Environment practice area.


Planning and Environment Director Matthew Bryant says “I am incredibly proud of Lauren and Lianna’s achievements and congratulate them on their recent promotions. Both Lauren and Lianna started their professional private practice careers at MacDonnells Law, and I am so pleased to have been able to work with them both closely over many years in our Planning and Environment team and see them grow into incredibly competent lawyers, and fantastic role models to our junior lawyers within the Firm. Both Lauren and Lianna have very exciting legal careers ahead of them and we are very lucky to have them in our team delivering excellent results for our clients.”


These promotions underpin MacDonnells Law’s commitment to nurturing talent, recognising excellence,and enabling opportunities for the professional and personal growth of its people and the delivery of exceptional commercial outcomes for our clients. The elevated roles of Ben Taylor, Lauren Worth, and Lianna Lazzaretti will continue to strengthen the Firm’s legal capabilities and enhance our ability to be the ultimate difference in the lives of our clients and our people.


MacDonnells Law leverages more than 140 years of industry experience and an extensive professional network to provide first-class legal advice across Australia. The must have partners for Business and Government, our expertise spans across commercial and corporate, property, risk and dispute management, employment law, government services, construction and infrastructure, planning and environment and work health and safety, regulatory and prosecutions.