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Laura Giachardi

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Laura King’s College London.

Laura’s practice is predominantly PI but she has also worked on various contract, property, trusts and probate matters as well as cases of professional and clinical negligence. She has an academic background and has taught at King’s College London, LSE and Queen Mary University London. She has been praised for her ability to approach problems from a very practical standpoint and to simplify the most complex of legal and factual issues in order to maximise the impact of how a case should be presented. Laura’s drafting and writing skills have been described as being consistently of a very high standard.

Laura teaches and convenes the Medical Negligence and Misadventure LLM/MA course at King’s College London.

Laura is married with two children. When time permits, she enjoys yoga, reading and spending time with her family renovating their home in the French countryside.


Laura has experience working on cases including contractual disputes, contested wills and probate matters. She recently appeared as a junior in the Supreme Court case of Wells v Devani (judgment pending), a case concerning contractual interpretation and implication in the context of estate agents commission.  She has also worked as a junior on a number of Financial Services Authority cases involving various schemes that were alleged to be collective investment schemes and thereby prohibited activities under the Financial Services & Markets Act 2000 and subordinate legislation.

Laura spent a year at the Law Commission working on both the Illegality in Trusts and Contract Law and Insurance Law Reform projects.

Qualifications and appointments

  • LLB Law, First class: King’s College London (2004)
  • MA Medical Ethics and Law, Merit: King’s College London (2005)
  • Bar Vocational Course, Very Competent (2009)

Scholarships and awards

  • LSE: Research Studentship 2006-2008 – researched children’s rights to freedom of religion and refusal of medical treatment
  • KCL: 3 Serjeant’s Inn Medical Law Prize, Leathes Prize for AKC, Barry Prize for AKC

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