Laura read law at Jesus College Oxford where she was a scholar and Welson Prize winner. She holds a masters-in-laws from Trinity College, Dublin.
Having been called to the Bars of England and Wales and Ireland she practised as a barrister in Dublin from 2007-2019. Whilst a barrister, Laura also taught land law in University College Dublin and in the Law Society of Ireland. For six years between 2013 and 2019, Laura was an adjudicator and mediator for the Residential Tenancies Board. During this time, she gained experience of residential tenancies law, adjudicating upon over 700 tenancy disputes.
In 2019, Laura started work in the real estate department of Mason Hayes & Curran, where she works presently as a senior associate solicitor. She has experience in advising in commercial and residential property and land development. Since 2021, she has been a member of the RTB Legislative Committee.
Laura has had articles published on various aspects of commercial, succession and land law. She has provided the case law updates for Irish Conveyancing Precedents for around ten years now.
Laura was the author of the first edition of Residential Tenancies, which Judge Baker described in the foreword as 'elegantly written'.