Specialist areas of expertise
- Will Preparation and Advice
- Probate and Administration of Estates
- Powers of Attorney
- Court of Protection Applications (Deputy Orders)
- Management of Affairs (vulnerable clients)
Laura joined Hart Reade in April 2012 as a Trainee Solicitor and qualified in April 2014, joining the Private Client Department. Laura was appointed as a Partner in May 2018.
Laura is a Full STEP Member and achieved a Distinction in the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioner’s Diploma in Trusts and Estates (England & Wales).
Laura listens carefully to her client’s circumstances and concerns. She is able to apply her knowledge to achieve their aim.
Laura offers a professional yet friendly approach and is empathetic towards bereaved and vulnerable clients.
Laura will make home or hospital visits for clients who cannot attend the office.
“At a very difficult time in my life, after losing my husband, Laura made the whole process far easier by her very approachable manner for which I would like to thank her.”
“Very friendly and approachable.”
“We would like to both thank Laura and James for the courteous and efficient way they handled our affairs. ”
“Not experiencing being in this position before i.e losing a loved one. Laura made this experience acceptable by handling with professionalism.”
“Laura went out of her way in acting for the family. She visited my mother in the care home when arranging the Power of Attorney and soon after my mother passed away (during the process of the house sale) she urgently drew up and actioned papers to enable Grant of Probate to be obtained urgently. A professional, efficient and polite lady.”
“Laura is an efficient friendly and understanding young lady, a credit to your team.”
“Everything has always been thoroughly explained and dealt with promptly.”
“We have used Hart Reade now on several occasions and have only experienced a professional and timely service. On this occasion, Laura dealt with us and kept us informed all the way. The process was explained and made it very simple and quick to complete our request.”
“You have dealt with other matters for us over the years and we have always been pleased and happy with your service and advice.”
“I was very impressed, I wouldn’t hesitate to use you again.”
“Very good lawyer, I have used you now twice for my mother as well as my father. Found your services absolutely fine. Will visit again to update my Will thank you.”
We are very happy with the service provided by Laura Mitchell.”
“Laura has been very helpful and very professional in getting my late parents estate sorted out.”
“Reception, secretary and especially Laura were very kind and helped me a great deal.”
“Excellent service from Laura, many thanks.”
“Laura made everything simple and easy.”
“The service I received has been prompt, thorough and very friendly by all members of staff.”
“I was received courteously by all members of staff. Ms Mitchell dealt with me professionally and was helpful in giving advice on updated issues.”
“Laura Mitchell, together with Administration team were excellent.”
“A professional service – no hassle – thank you.”
“We were helped very kindly but with efficiency.”
“Laura was very approachable and knowledgeable, she dealt with our complex family situation regarding our Wills.”
“Laura was very patient as it took many months for me to make a decision.”
“Very helpful and informative throughout.”
“We have excellent services from your practice, couldn’t ask for more. Please thank Laura for her help.”
“We found Laura Mitchell to be friendly and she gave us some helpful advice. She made us feel comfortable throughout the process.”
“Laura was friendly, open and very lucid.”
“We have excellent service from your practice. Couldn’t ask for more. Please thank Laura for her help”.
“Dealing with matters like this – Wills/Power of Attorney, is never easy. I found it quite emotional and difficult, but due to Laura’s understanding and kindness, the situation was less traumatic for me. Now it is is done I feel satisfied that my family has been helped as much as I can in which, will also be, a difficult time”.
“Great service all round thank you”.
“I enjoyed meeting Laura and felt very comfortable and at ease throughout the whole procedure of being instructed on all the matters involved. A very pleasant young lady”.
“I have been very happy with Laura’s professional approach and overall demeanour. My previous positive experience encouraged me to return when I needed home move conveyancing and now in preparing an updated Will. Thank you very much!”.
“Very pleased with the efficient and friendly service. I will continue to use your firm in the future when the need arises. Thank you”.
“Very happy with the way Laura has dealt with the Administration of my late father’s estate. Would highly recommend.”
“I am always pleased to use your services. You have never let me down!”.
“Everyone was very helpful indeed. Never give up the personal service. Admin staff also very helpful. Thank you all so much”.
“We found Laura to be very pleasant and informative.”
“I would like to thank you for an excellent service. Making a new Will was made easy and professional.”
“We were very pleased to have met Laura and she explained everything we needed to know in simple and understandable ways, we felt very confident that she would handle our needs in the most suitable way for us and our requirements. Everything was handled very efficiently and promptly.”
“Thank you Laura for a professional service. My wife and I are happy that we now have this documentation in place – you made it so much simpler than we anticipated.”
“Laura combined professionalism with a most approachable manner. My father particularly appreciated her patience and the clarity of her explanations.”
“Your service was excellent, all questions were dealt with quickly and answered in a way that I could understand. Thank you.”
“Laura was very nice indeed and helped me a great deal, a pleasure to do business with her.”