Laura Fitzgibbon joined Farrar’s Building as a tenant in October 2017, upon successful completion of her pupillage under the supervision of Howard Cohen, Matthew Kerruish-Jones and Andrew Wille.
Laura appears in court on a daily basis on a variety of matters and has a busy paperwork practice.
During pupillage (practising and non-practising), Laura gained experience across the spectrum of Chambers’ personal injury law practice and in a range of areas of other civil and criminal areas of law including: health and safety prosecutions; death by careless/dangerous driving; employment law; and credit hire. She is keen to develop her practice in line with Chambers’ areas of expertise.
Laura appears in court regularly in a range of personal injury matters including fast track trials and applications, Stage 3 hearings, and small claim trials.
Laura has an active personal injury paperwork practice, advising on liability, quantum and tactics as well as drafting statements of case.
She is willing to consider accepting instructions on a CFA.
Laura has experience representing parties in multi-day hearings in cases involving unfair dismissal, wrongful dismissal and the TUPE regulations. She is keen to develop her practice in this area.
During pupillage Laura assisted with research in a matter involving the complex interpretation of a clause in a share purchase agreement. She has also drafted pleadings relating to contractual disputes. Laura is keen to develop her practice in this area.
Laura regularly appears in court for both Claimants and Defendants in credit hire matters and is well versed in the case law and in the regular issues that arise.
While under the supervision of Matthew Kerruish-Jones during pupillage, Laura gained experience in a range of health and safety law prosecutions and in death by dangerous/careless driving cases. Laura welcomes the opportunity to develop her practice in this area.
If you would like to instruct Laura Fitzgibbon or would like help or advice in doing so, please call and talk to our excellent clerking team, led by senior clerk Alan Kilbey MBE. Our phone number is +44 (0)20 7583 9241. Alternatively, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
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Personal Injury Bar Association
Employment Law Association
Bar Pro Bono Unit
LLB (1st Class), Durham University
BPTC (Outstanding), BPP University
Lincoln’s Inn Kennedy Scholarship
“Blurring the legal divide between foetus and baby: maternal liability for harm to the child born alive.” University of Pennsylvania Undergraduate Law Journal.
Farrar’s Building personal injury case law updates.
Outside of work, Laura enjoys a variety of sports and fitness classes including running, Zumba and yoga.