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
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 a lot of experience of personal injury work and regularly acts in PI matters arising out of RTAs. She regularly appears in the county court on behalf of Claimants and Defendants in trials and interim applications, as well as drafting pleadings and advising on all stages of PI litigation.
Laura has also acted and provided advice in a range of Clinical Negligence matters. She is the course convenor and lecturer for the Medical Negligence MA and LLM course at King’s College London which covers all aspects of clinical negligence and also liability for medicinal products. Laura also regularly gives seminars at conferences on clinical negligence. In recent years these have included seminars for paediatricians from Great Ormond Street and Imperial Hospitals, the Independent Doctors Federation and European lawyers at Paris Descartes.