Laurie completed a degree in Film Studies at Kings College, London graduating in 2011. She then completed an MA in Human Rights at the School of Advanced Study. Laurie converted to law in 2018 completing the GDL and then the LPC at BPP University.
Laurie joined Wilson’s in October 2019 in the Public Law department where she worked on a range of matters including civil claims for false imprisonment, Judicial Review challenges to failures in following EU law and age assessment cases. Laurie is now continuing her training in the Family Department where she works on a range of cases including care proceedings, private law children cases and injunctions.
Before studying law Laurie worked frontline in feminist organisations supporting women and children subjected to male violence and abuse as well as abuses of state power. Firstly at the Poppy Project, Eaves where she was a first responder in the National Referral Mechanism completing assessments and referrals into the NRM as well as providing support and advocacy to women victims of trafficking and their children. Laurie then worked at Solace Women’s Aid, firstly as a Domestic Abuse caseworker, before running the Amari Project which provides resettlement housing and support to women affected by trafficking and prostitution.
Whilst studying law Laurie volunteered for the Pro Bono Department at BPP. She also volunteered for the Anti-Trafficking and Labour Exploitation Unit.
Laurie benefitted from scholarships awarded by BPP to complete her legal education being awarded the Career Guarantee scholarship and Cohen Excellence Award for the GDL and LPC.
Laurie uses she/her pronouns.
Interests: weight training, politics and dance