Laura joined the Business Crime & Regulation department in June 2022 as a Chartered Legal Executive Advocate.

Laura is a highly experienced criminal lawyer who has over 20 years’ experience in a wide range of criminal law matters including:

  • Police Investigations,
  • Magistrates Court representation,
  • Crown Court proceedings,
  • Regulatory Proceedings.

Laura has a particular interest in preparing serious criminal offences and she has significant experience and expertise in preparing large scale and complex cases before the Crown Court.

Laura is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives and a Cilex Criminal Advocate. Laura has been fully accredited to provide advice to people under arrest/interviewed under caution since 2003. 

Laura provides clear and honest advice in a personable and sensitive manner yet remains a formidable opponent to the prosecution. 


  • Laura is a member of Cilex’s specialist reference group for criminal practitioners.
  • North West fraud forum


Laura’s previous employer describes her as: “it is important that you know that I think that you are one of the most able technical lawyers that I have ever worked with”

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