About

Laura Hamilton

Laura is a Solicitor in the Children Law Department at the Ringrose Law Lincoln Office.

 

Laura is a Senior Children Law Solicitor at Ringrose Law. After qualifying in Personal Injury in December 2018, she has since re-trained in Children Law and joined the Children Team in the Winter of 2020.

Laura is incredibly passionate about helping others and has a particular desire to help those involved within domestic abuse and children law cases. During her time at University, Laura engaged in a number of pro bono projects and volunteered as an independent domestic violence adviser. Laura enjoyed the variety of work that comes with Children and Family law cases and has always wanted to continue that within her career.

Laura also has experiences and interests outside of work, in particular her voluntary work with the Girlguiding Association. This has provided Laura with the experience, skills and confidence to help and support families, parents and children during difficult situations and has been rewarding to witness the growth of some of the children she works with.

During her daily role, Laura works on both domestic abuse cases and children matters – supporting individuals of all ages to access the support and protection they require. Laura has a particular passion for supporting victims of domestic abuse and works closely with two National Domestic Abuse Panels, assisting victims of domestic abuse and their families all over the Country.

Laura deals with a lot of private children work, including situations involving the breakdown of a family ‘unit’, both of a pressing and recent nature and where conflict has only arisen post-separation, or years later. Laura’s priority in these cases is always to ensure the children’s interests are represented in the best way and she can signpost to various support networks, where appropriate. Laura also assists clients with childcare proceedings, child contact agreements, care orders and contact orders.

 

Free Consultations

Free 30-minute consultations can be offered the last Friday of every month, these appointments can either by conducted face to face at the Lincoln office or over the telephone.

If you wish to discuss any children law related matter with Laura, she is happy to provide initial advice to you and talk you through the next steps to help you move forward. To find out more or to book an appointment click here.

Qualifications

Laura read Law at the University of Derby and achieved a 2:1 LLB (Hons) Law Degree. She then went on to complete both the Legal Practice Course and Masters in Legal Practice at Staffordshire University. Laura achieved a Commendation and Merit in her Post Graduate educations.

Since finishing University, Laura has completed various training courses and is always keen to ensure she has up to date knowledge in order to provide the best advice to her clients.

Interests

Outside of work, Laura is heavily involved in the local community and church. Laura spends time volunteering with the local church, Civic Society, Girlguiding and Headway Lincolnshire and is a member of three different Committees.

Laura is very family orientated and loves spending time with her Niece; her favourite Saturday evening would be to simply watch a Disney film with her Niece and husband.

Solicitor, Children Law
t. 01522 561020

Areas of Law

  • Child Care Proceedings
  • Child Contact Agreements
  • Care Orders
  • Contact Orders
  • Grandparents Rights
  • Adoption
  • Domestic Abuse
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