Laura Dukes

 

Trainee Solicitor

Areas of Expertise

 
 
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Laura joined Darwin Gray in 2016. She began her training contract in 2017 and is currently part of the Employment & HR team, assisting with contentious and non-contentious matters for both individuals and businesses.

 

 

Education

  • Simon Balle School

  • Cardiff University

Laura graduated in English Literature at Cardiff University before studying the Graduate Diploma in Law in 2013. She then went on to complete the Legal Practice Course in 2016 also at Cardiff University where she gained a distinction.

Laura joined Darwin Gray as a paralegal in August 2016. She began her training contract in March 2017 and is currently part of the Employment & HR team. She assists with contentious and non-contentious matters for both individuals and businesses. Before joining the Employment & HR team, Laura gained experience as a member of both the Corporate & Commercial and Commercial Property teams.

During her time in the Commercial Property team Laura gained experience assisting with a broad range of transactional work, including drafting leases, contracts for sale and transfers; landlord and tenant work; and property sales and acquisitions.

In relation to Corporate & Commercial, as well as non-contentious matters, Laura has also assisted with specialist litigation predominantly in the area of construction disputes.


Personal Interests

Laura enjoys running, reading and spending time with friends and family.