Laura van Ree


Associate

Experience

Laura joined Birketts in June 2019. She is an Associate in our Private Client Advisory Team.

Prior to joining Birketts Laura was a Partner at a local firm where she headed up a team advising clients across all areas of Private Client work.

Laura was born in Norwich. After completing her undergraduate degree in social anthropology and political theory at the University of Edinburgh, Laura returned to Norfolk and worked for a number of years in the charitable sector. Laura converted to law in 2010, obtaining top marks in both the Graduate Diploma in Law and the Legal Practice Course which she studied at the University of East Anglia and the University of the West of England respectively. Laura was admitted as a solicitor in 2013.

Laura undertook the hallmark STEP Diploma in trust and estate administration shortly after qualification. She obtained the highest overall mark in the country that year.

Laura advises clients on lifetime tax and succession planning, wills, estate administration, post-death variations for tax mitigation and other purposes, the creation and administration of trusts, court of protection matters and lasting powers of attorney.

Laura is based in our Norwich office.

 

Other Information

Outside work Laura is an avid reader, keen cyclist and member of ICENI Ladies Basketball Club. She is helped in this last pursuit by being nearly six feet tall, which may be the result of her Dutch heritage.