Laura is an ADR ODR accredited mediator. Known as a results driven, pragmatic and methodical mediator, she is willing to mediate any dispute although she has particular interest and experience in property and private client related issues. She is particularly known for her ability to deal with highly contentious, emotionally fraught disputes.
If you would like further details of how to instruct her as a mediator, please speak to Patrick Sarson.
Laura is recommended by Legal 500 for Property Litigation. She is also recommended by both Legal 500 and Chambers UK for Social Housing.
“She has great customer care skills and looks for solutions rather than problems. A go-to in difficult cases.” (Chambers UK)
“Very thorough and practical, she’s focused on how to settle cases where possible. Clients talk about her in a very passionate way.” (Chambers UK)
“She elicits praise for her deft client-handling and cross-examination skills and makes regular appearances before the Supreme Court and Court of Appeal.” (Chambers UK)
“She goes down very well with the clients, knows her stuff and gets the results.” (Chambers UK)
Incredibly impressive on the client care front and very good at getting to the heart of a case. She takes a pragmatic, commercially minded approach to matters” (Chambers UK)
‘She always goes that little further to try and better research and prepare a case.’ (Legal 500)
‘She has a no-fuss approach, is well on top of her brief and gives confidence to clients at court.’ (Legal 500)
‘Helpful, efficient and accessible, she goes the extra mile.’ (Legal 500)
‘A compelling and persuasive advocate; nothing is too much trouble for her.’ (Legal 500)
She provides commercial advice and has a great rapport with clients, putting them at ease immediately.” (Legal 500)
She has a steely determination to fight her client’s corner. Legal 500
- Chancery Bar Association
- Property Bar Association (Committee Member)
- Social Housing Law Association
- Association of Women Barristers
- Women in Property
- B Hons (University of Durham, St Mary’s College)
- Master of Jurisprudence (University of Durham, Ustinov College)
- Bar Vocational Course (Very Competent) (BPP, Leeds)
- ADR ODR Accredited Mediator