Laura graduated with LLB (Hons) in 2010 and was admitted as a barrister and solicitor of the High Court of New Zealand that same year. Laura commenced her legal career with Morrison Kent and acted on instructions from insurers on particularly professional indemnity and liability matters.
Laura completed an LLM Master of Laws at the University of Exeter (specialising in insurance law) in 2015.
Laura’s experience includes acting for insurers on matters including:
- Coverage advice for professional negligence policies, statutory and public liability policies, life and disability policies, and directors & officers liability policies;
- Providing defence management services for professionals pursuant to those policies including acting for lawyers, both in respect of New Zealand Law Society disciplinary matters and negligence claims conducted through the High Court; and
- A litany of liability claims, particularly acting for those in the construction sector.