Overview

Laura is an Associate in the firm's dispute resolution team and joined Burges Salmon after working for 4 years as a lawyer for the National Crime Agency (“NCA”).

Laura has in depth experience of asset recovery, Part 8 claims and obtaining freezing orders in the High Court.

Laura is a member of the Young Fraud Lawyer’s Association and the Fraud Women’s Network.

Experience

Laura’s experience includes litigating High Court claims for civil recovery and advising on all aspects of the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002. Cases of significance include settling a complex claim involving 10 defendants and a multi-million pound property portfolio, featuring allegations of money laundering across numerous jurisdictions. Laura was also involved in obtaining some of the NCA’s earliest Unexplained Wealth Orders.

Laura has a particular interest in unfair prejudice petitions under section 994 of the Companies Act 2006, involving allegations of the oppression of minority shareholders.