Laura grew up in Worcestershire and trained at another local firm. Laura joined Thursfields having moved from a large national firm, based within their Cheltenham and Oxford offices. Laura is a passionate lawyer who prides herself on finding effective and practical solutions to complex issues, offering clear, no-nonsense advice using simple and understandable language.
Laura routinely advises clients on the preparation of wills and trusts, with a particular interest in clients who are wishing to protect and preserve their generated wealth and assets for future generations and mitigate any inheritance tax liability that may seem likely. Laura also specialises in the preparation of powers of attorney, Court of Protection applications and the administration of estates.
Laura has a large amount of experience assisting in the administration of estates where there are business and agricultural assets, ensuring that the appropriate reliefs are applied for and where applicable, negotiating with the Revenue should any challenge be faced. Laura has assisted in a high profile inheritance tax case, where the tax payer was successful in claiming agricultural property relief.