Before being called to the Bar in 2015, Laura previously qualified as a solicitor advocate defending cases against the CPS, NCA, HMRC, RSPCA and Environment Agency.
With a busy Crown Court practice, both as a led junior and junior alone, Laura is regularly instructed in complex and serious cases, including murder, serious violence, modern slavery, drug conspiracies, fraud and sexual offences. Laura has extensive trial advocacy experience in cases involving vulnerable and child witnesses, complex medical and financial expert evidence, intricate legal arguments and novel points of law.
Laura has also dealt with regulatory crime, including prosecuting Housing Act, environmental, trading standards and food hygiene offences, as well as confiscation proceedings.
Laura has an interest in Judicial Review of decisions not to prosecute, specifically in relation to allegations of stalking and hate crime and decisions to prosecute juveniles, vulnerable persons and victims of trafficking.
Laura's full profile can be found here.
For further details, please contact the clerking team on 0191 232 1927 or email firstname.lastname@example.org