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Laura Nelson

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

Laura has a busy personal injury practice, acting for both Claimants and Defendants, including on conditional fee agreements where appropriate.

Laura has considerable experience of claims arising from road traffic accidents, and also of claims arising from accidents involving employer’s liability, occupier’s liability (including Highways Act claims) and holiday sickness. Her involvement in such claims is not limited to trial only but includes a range of pre-trial applications and hearings.

Laura also has considerable experience in credit hire claims, familiar with all of the usual arguments and all recent developments in case law, and this is an area in which she seeks to expand her practice.

Laura is available for instruction on a wide range of hearings including, but not limited to:

  • Small claims hearings
  • Fast track trials
  • Disposal hearings
  • Case management conferences
  • Costs case management conferences
  • Interlocutory applications
  • Stage 3 hearings

Laura also accepts instructions to draft pleadings and advices on quantum and/or liability.

Laura also provides training to firms upon request. Please get in touch should you wish to book Laura for a training session on any relevant subject matter.

Contact Laura’s clerks

Francine Kirk on 0113 202 8605

Talia Webster on 0113 213 5207

Patrick Urbina on 0113 213 5250