Laura is an Associate at Keidan Harrison LLP, having joined the firm upon its start-up in May 2020 as its first associate. Laura trained at a mid-sized regional firm where she qualified as a solicitor in 2018, working predominantly for partner Luke Harrison.
Laura is a litigation specialist who acts on a range of general commercial and insolvency disputes, mostly in the High Court. Laura also has substantial expertise in media, data protection and defamation claims, as well as technology disputes. Unusually for her level of seniority, she has experience in preparing for and undertaking trials, having litigated media cases to trial in the specialist Media and Communications list of the High Court against the national press and others.
Laura has represented various clients including entrepreneurs, high net worth individuals, directors, insolvency practitioners and other office holders, and mid-sized and large corporations. She has experience of working on high-value and complex litigation alongside lead partners, as well as having sole conduct of smaller disputes in a proportionate and value-engineered manner.
Laura has undertaken arbitrations and alternative dispute resolution, including mediations and direct without prejudice negotiations, having had sole conduct of several such matters and assisted partners on others.