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Laura Giachardi

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Email laura.giachardi@42br.com

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Introduction

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.

Property

Laura has experience as a junior working on cases including specialist chancery disputes involving trusts of property. Additionally, she has drafted skeleton arguments and schedules in relation to a hotly contested nuisance matter involving a multi-million pound property, resulting in a success for her client and also a substantial costs award in their favour. She has taught Property and Trusts law on the LLB course at LSE.

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

News & events

News & events

WELLS V DEVANI

Laura Giachardi was instructed as junior counsel by the appellant Mr Devani, in his successful appeal to the Supreme Court on the fundamental matters of interpretation and implied terms in contract law.

13th February 2019 Read more