Sian McLachlan

Senior Lawyer

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Practice Areas

  • Banking and Finance
  • Business Sale and Purchase
  • Business Structuring
  • Corporate and Commercial

Sian is a true extension of the Honan team, readily available to provide support and sound guidance on whatever issue may arise. Sian continues to demonstrate their understanding and extensive knowledge of how our business operates in a complex regulatory environment and the key drivers for our decisions.

Belinda Muir, General Counsel, Honan Insurance

Sian is LegalVision’s first point of contact for clients with financing or business structuring enquiries. Before joining LegalVision, Sian was a solicitor at an international top-tier firm in their Banking & Finance team. Sian has a large number of startup and fintech clients and understands their legal needs. She provides end-to-end guidance for companies as they scale, from choosing the right corporate structure to deciding on funding options.

In her spare time, Sian enjoys beach time with her rescue pup Bailey and forcing her friends to play board games with her.


Qualifications: Juris Doctor, Bachelor of Commerce, University of Sydney.

Professional memberships: Law Society of New South Wales.


Banking and Finance

Providing guidance to founders on raising capital through debt financing including loans, SAFEs and venture debt.

Assisting clients in setting up employee share option plans.

Assisting clients in taking or giving security over business assets.

Corporate and Commercial

Assisting clients in setting up their business and corporate governance structure.

Assisting clients in selling their business, or purchasing a new business.

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Our Awards

  • 2020 Innovation Award 2020 Excellence in Technology & Innovation Finalist – Australasian Law Awards
  • 2020 Employer of Choice Award 2020 Employer of Choice Winner – Australasian Lawyer
  • 2020 Financial Times Award 2021 Fastest Growing Law Firm - Financial Times APAC 500
  • 2020 AFR Fast 100 List - Australian Financial Review
  • 2021 Law Firm of the Year Award 2021 Law Firm of the Year - Australasian Law Awards
  • 2022 Law Firm of the Year Winner 2022 Law Firm of the Year - Australasian Law Awards