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)
- Trusts and Tax
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 Practitioners 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 aims.
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.
“Laura made what can be an onerous task, easy and straight forward and we would not hesitate to recommend her services.”
“Very helpful and professional.”
“Very pleased with your handling of the total job.”
“Very friendly and communicated well with me and my family despite my health conditions. Helpful and prompt advice on every step.”
Very friendly and approachable. Efficient and dependable.
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.
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.
Not experiencing being in this position before i.e losing a loved one. Laura made this experience acceptable by handling with professionalism.
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.
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.
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.
Reception, secretary and especially Laura were very kind and helped me a great deal.
Laura made everything simple and easy.
Excellent service from Laura, many thanks.