Laura specialises in HR and employment law. Qualifying in 2000, after attending Durham University and completing her Graduate Diploma in Law at Exeter University and Legal Practice Course at the College of Law, Guildford. She provides practical, hands on advice as well as guiding clients through employment tribunals when needed.
Recent experience includes:
She is experienced in advising on business sales and acquisitions, restructuring, settlement agreements and executive terminations. Laura regularly gives presentations on employment law topics and provides bespoke training to clients.
Clients in Chambers & Partners praise her for her “practical approach” to employment law issues. Her strengths include being responsive and flexible and focusing from the outset on her client’s desired outcome.
Laura has extensive experience in advising charities both at a national operations level and at local level. Laura’s recent work in this sector includes advice on general employment matters and complex restructuring, including TUPE transfers and redundancies. She also acts for clients in the healthcare and hospitality sectors.
Her recent work includes:
Laura is a sub-regional representative for the Employment Lawyers Association in Exeter and the surrounding area, a board member of the Exeter Chamber of Commerce and honorary solicitor to the Exeter & Heart of Devon Hotels Association.
Outside of work she enjoys running, skiing and spending time with her family.