Laura is an associate in our Environmental, Safety & Health Practice based in our Manchester office. Her expertise covers ESH prosecutions, product safety, bribery and corruption, security and modern slavery.
She regularly advises organisations on the adequacy of their policies, procedures and organisational arrangements in relation to ESH matters and the extent of the duties owed by organisations with regards to risk, in both civil and criminal law. Laura has experience of dealing with various UK regulators, including the Health and Safety Executive, Trading Standards, Immigration and counter terrorism authorities (SO15), Environment Agency and the police. Laura is experienced in crisis management and has attended in the immediate aftermath of various workplace incidents.
Laura has a master’s degree in international law and gained several distinctions in international dispute resolution, environmental law and law of the sea. She has worked in both the US and Australia and has a broad knowledge of the wider international legal framework. Laura has worked on various international matters, including the rights of diplomats, war crimes and international product recalls and, as such, has developed a global network of contacts.