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Laura is located at:

Bournemouth Office
Russell House
Oxford Road
DX: 7623


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Underrrock Transformation Ltd SARL

As part of the LA Marine team, Laura handles London arbitrations and multi-jurisdictional shipping and logistics disputes. Her experience covers matters in LMAA and ad-hoc arbitrations, mediations, High Court cases and Court of Appeal applications. Laura has experience in port congestion, COVID-related delays, and experience in charterparty disputes including breaches, force majeure, hull fouling and speed and performance claims. She also has worked on yacht charter and yacht contract disputes.

Laura acts for ship-owners, charterers, freight forwarders, operators and their respective insurers. Laura also has substantive experience in assisting with ship sale and purchase transactions, financing ship purchases, negotiating shipbuilding contracts and closing meetings.

Prior to joining LA Marine, Laura spent six years working in Monaco, firstly working in-house for a major shipowner, handling sale and purchase transactions, and then in the litigation team of a leading international shipping law firm handling a range of shipping, logistics and yachting matters.

  • Committee Member of Bournemouth & District Junior Lawyers Division
  • Member of WISTA UK
  • Member of Young Professionals in Yachting UK
  • Member of Young Maritime Professionals

Recent examples of work:

  • Assisting a cargo owner with the release of goods being withheld by a freight forwarder and shipper wrongfully.
  • Assisting a timber importer on a dispute relating to unpaid client invoices
  • Assisting a freight forwarder on unfair charges being levied against them



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