Barrister - Call 2009
Laura joined New Court as a tenant in October 2014 after successful completion of her pupillage.
Laura was called to the Bar in 2009 having completed the BVC at BPP Law School. Prior to her vocational training, Laura read law at Cardiff University.
Prior to commencing pupillage Laura was a Legal Assistant at Miles and Partners LLP for 18 months specialising predominantly in care proceedings. Laura also gained experience in private law children proceedings, cases involving child abduction under the Hague Convention and urgent applications under the Family Law Act 1996.
Laura has also spent 18 months working as a County Court Advocate representing clients in a variety of hearings such as appeals, small claims, detailed costs assessments, applications to set aside, housing matters, including Landlord and Tenant cases and bankruptcy hearings.
During her legal studies, Laura undertook pro bono work for the National Centre for Domestic Violence, Free Representation Unit, Personal Support Unit as well as volunteering at a local Legal Advice Centre.