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Laura Nelson

Year of call:
2016
Education:
2016
University of Northumbria
First Class LLB (Hons) Exempting
BPTC
‘Outstanding’
Career:
2017
Pupil at Park Square Barristers, Leeds
2018
Tenant at Park Square Barristers
Memberships:
North Eastern Circuit Criminal Bar Association Personal Injuries Bar Association
Awards:
2018
Criminal Bar Association Advocacy prize
2016
Wolfson Scholarship, Lincoln’s Inn Buchanan Prize, Lincoln’s Inn Woon Global Human Rights and Access to Justice Prize
2015
Cheong Kam Hee Memorial Prize

Laura has experience of civil insurance fraud cases. She has acted in a range of matters in relation to suspicious or fraudulent claims arising from road traffic accidents in which fundamental dishonesty is pleaded. Laura is familiar with the workings of Section 57 Criminal Justice and Courts Act 2015 and is content to robustly defend in such suspicious or fraudulent claims.

Laura’s experience includes cases involving staged accidents, low-speed impact, exaggerated personal injury and exaggerated credit hire. Laura has also acted in High Court proceedings for contempt of court, resulting from a fraudulent claim.

Laura also accepts instructions to draft pleadings and can advise on the merits of individual cases.

Contact Laura’s clerks

Francine Kirk on 0113 202 8605

Talia Webster on 0113 213 5207

Patrick Urbina on 0113 213 5250