Laura began working for Stacks in July 2015 and was admitted as a solicitor in August 2015. She was previously a legal research assistant to two barristers in Sydney.
Laura has a particular interest in medical negligence, which she finds to be technically challenging and requiring significant attention to detail. It is also an area of law that she finds extremely rewarding, in helping clients to achieve a good result that enables them to get back to living their lives, in spite of a debilitating injury or the loss of a loved one.
The types of medical negligence claims that Laura has worked on include delayed diagnosis and misdiagnosis, injuries to mother and baby caused during labour and delivery, dental negligence and compensation to relatives claims. She also has been involved in claims for motor accidents and public liability.
Laura is an analytical thinker who believes in being well organised through thorough and timely preparation. She likes to establish a good understanding of her clients’ issues through excellent communication. Laura is a compassionate and empathetic lawyer who is trustworthy, easy to talk to, and dedicated to her clients and to working hard.
Outside of work, Laura enjoys ballet, skiing and reading, as well as spending time with family and friends.