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Laura Connor
Partners
Mass Litigation Team | Survivors Team
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About Laura

Laura is a Partner and head of our Survivors Team.

Laura has been accredited as a Trauma Informed Lawyer by the Law Society of Scotland which allows her to support clients and colleagues in her area of practice.

Expertise

Specialising in civil litigation, Laura has vast experience pursuing cases in the Court of Session, ASPIC and local Sheriff Courts. Laura works closely with charities and trade unions and her diverse workload includes cases involving child abuse, product liability and group litigations. Laura has also spent many years specialising in accidents at work, industrial diseases, noise induced deafness, work related stress, and road traffic accidents.

Laura has experience of appearing at Fatal Accident Inquiries and Scottish Tribunal hearings and has represented clients in relation to CICA applications (Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority) since beginning her career at Thompsons in 2006.

Awards

In 2022, Laura was awarded the prestigious title of Scotland’s Solicitor of the Year at the Law Awards of Scotland.

Read more about Laura’s work here: The victims are not seeking money. They are seeking acknowledgement: Scotland’s Lawyer of the Year on justice

 

Recent Cases

Laura currently specialises in pursuing compensation, or civil justice, for survivors of historical abuse. Laura has been lead solicitor in the main two leading Court of Session cases which have tested this developing area of law:-

Involvement in these leading cases, in addition to ongoing training in relation to providing a trauma informed service, have made Laura a leading expert solicitor in this field of litigation.

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