Overview

Laura is an Associate in our Litigation, Insolvency & Restructuring group, based in the BVI office. She joined Campbells in 2021, having previously practiced at a leading firm in London. She has experience acting in a wide variety of complex disputes and litigation ranging from pharmaceutical and medico-legal cases to multi-national disputes in compliance and civil claims.

Expertise

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Insolvency and Restructuring
  • Compliance and Regulatory Disputes
  • Regulatory Law

Work Highlights

(Prior to joining Campbells)

  • Representing corporate clients in complex regulatory investigations and criminal cases in respect of alleged environmental and health and safety offences.
  • Acting in a range of complex pharmaceutical and medico-legal cases including for healthcare providers and insurers in professional negligence claims, at inquests and before regulatory bodies.
  • Successfully defending the world’s largest building materials company in a dispute with Revenue Scotland regarding an alleged underpayment of Landfill Tax.
  • Defending Biffa in a high-profile criminal trial brought by the Environment Agency regarding alleged breaches of waste shipment legislation in respect of waste exports to China (R v Biffa Waste Services Limited [2020] EWCA Crim 827).
  • Defending a global resource management company in respect of various group actions relating to alleged civil nuisance claims.
  • Providing crisis management advice to a Chinese technology company in respect of a product liability incident that resulted in a multi-jurisdictional product recall.
  • Acting in judicial review proceedings brought against the Environment Agency in respect of proposed changes to charges for landfill sites.
  • Advising Warner Music Group on environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors, energy and carbon reporting and non-financial disclosure obligations.
  • Preparing quarterly updates for the Universities Superannuation Scheme (USS) on key legal developments and potential implications for USS and its investments.

Qualifications and Admissions

  • Solicitor in the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court (Virgin Islands), 2021 (practicing)
  • Solicitor in the Senior Courts of England and Wales, 2018 (non-practicing)
  • LPC, Distinction, BBP Law School, 2016
  • LLB (Hons) Law, 2:1, University of East Anglia, 2014

Prior Career History

  • CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang LLP, London

Professional Associations

  • RISA BVI
  • INSOL
  • Women’s Offshore Network (WON) BVI