Laura was called to the Bar of Northern Ireland in 2017 and is available to accept instructions in all practice areas.
During pupillage, Laura gained experience in a wide range of commercial and chancery work with a particular focus on insolvency matters.
2016; BA (Jurisprudence), University of Oxford
2017; Postgraduate Diploma in Professional Legal Studies (Distinction), Queen’s University, Belfast
Scholarships and Awards:
2017; Bencher’s Advocacy Prize
2017; John P.B. Maxwell Scholarship
2017; Eoin Higgins Moot Prize for Best Advocate
2016; Fowler Prize for Academic Achievement
2014; F.E.Smith Memorial Prize for Mooting
While at university, Laura was selected to represent Merton College, University of Oxford, in the following mooting competitions:
2016; Oxford Inter-Collegiate Mooting Competition (runner-up)
2015; Jessup Mooting Competition (runner-up, UK Final) (3rd Place, World Final)