Laura Smith

Senior Associate


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Laura qualified as Solicitor in September 2007 and joined Birketts as a Senior Associate Solicitor in the Residential Property Team in March 2021.

Laura studied for her Law Degree at the University of East Anglia prior to completing the Legal Practice Course at the University of West of England in Bristol. Laura completed her training contract at a Legal 500 regional law firm in Norwich and upon qualification went on to practice as a Residential Property Solicitor for a number of years in London. Laura then moved out of London to practice in Essex firms and for the last three years, Laura has headed up the residential property department of her previous firm.  

Laura’s experience covers all aspects of freehold and leasehold sales and purchases, mortgages, transfer of equity, transfers of part, equity release as well as declarations of trust. Laura has experience of acting for a wide variety of clients ranging from first time buyers to high net worth individuals and companies. Laura has acted for many client in respect of their purchase of prime residential property in London and prides herself on offering an efficient and friendly service to clients whilst also offering pragmatic solutions.

Laura’s current working days are Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday. She is based in our Ipswich office.

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Outside of work, Laura is kept busy with her young family and enjoys hiking, attending circuit fitness classes, socialising with family and friends and cooking.  

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