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Sian McLachlan

Practice Leader

“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

Practice Areas
Banking and Finance
Business Sale and Purchase
Business Structuring
Corporate and Commercial

Sian is a Practice Leader with LegalVision’s Corporate team. She 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.

Sian's Expertise

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.

Sian's published articles

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    2023 Fast Firms - Australasian Lawyer

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    2022 Law Firm of the Year - Australasian Law Awards

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    2021 Law Firm of the Year - Australasian Law Awards

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    2020 Excellence in Technology & Innovation Finalist - Australasian Law Awards

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    2020 Employer of Choice Winner - Australasian Lawyer