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"Very personable, quick to provide commercial advice and a very good advocate" - Legal 500

Year of call: 2007


Laura specialises in all aspects of landlord and tenant and real property litigation in both residential and commercial contexts. Laura also has an advanced social housing practice and particular experience dealing with property related offences.She is recommended as leading counsel for real estate and social housing in the latest editions of The Legal 500 and Chambers UK.

Prior to coming to the Bar, Laura tutored at Durham University in European Law. She continues to regularly lecture and assist students and professionals at Lincoln’s Inn, whether on the mentoring scheme or as a judge in mock trials.


  • LL.B hons (University of Durham, St Mary’s College)
  • Master of Jurisprudence (University of Durham, Ustinov College)
  • Bar Vocational Course, very competent (BPP, Leeds)

Professional Associations

  • Chancery Bar Association
  • Property Bar Association (Committee Member)
  • Social Housing Law Association
  • Association of Women Barristers
  • Women in Property

Directory Recommendations

Laura is recommended by Legal 500 for Property Litigation. She is also recommended by both Legal 500 and Chambers UK for Social Housing.

Comments include:

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 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