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Miss Laura Bassinder

Call: 2015

Practice Areas


Acts for both Claimants and Defendants in a range of civil hearings, from interim applications to disposals and trials, in cases allocated to the small claims and fast track. Experience in dealing with credit hire claims and causation trials, and accepts instructions in drafting particulars of claim and advising on quantum and liability.


Appears in a variety of matters in the Magistrates Court, having acted both for the Defence and the Prosecution, in cases ranging from breach of bail hearings to trials and regulatory matters such as appeals against notices of abatement.


Acts for Local Authorities in interlocutory and final hearings, and in that capacity deals with issues of timetabling, interim removal, urgent hearings and designation. Experienced in applications for non-molestation and occupation orders as well as having undertaken instructions in a number of private law children applications.

Areas of Practice


  • The Honourable Society of Lincoln’s Inn
  • Criminal Bar Association
  • Durham Union Society
  • Lord Dennng Society
  • Amicus – ALJ
  • Young Legal Aid Lawyers
  • Merseyside Junior Lawyers Division
  • Association of Lawyers for Animal Welfare

Education & Qualifications

2015 – Called to the Bar of England and Wales by the Honourable Society of Lincoln’s Inn

2014 – 2015 – Bar Professional Training Course, BPP Law School, Manchester – Very Competent

2013 – 2014 – Graduate Diploma in Law, BPP Law School, Liverpool – Commendation

2009 – 2012 – BA (Hons) Modern Languages, 2:1, University of Durham


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