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Laura Applewhite

Litigation Executive

Laura is a Litigation Executive within our Insurance Litigation team. She specialises in the defence of employers’ liability, highways, occupiers’ liability and other public liability cases on behalf of a range of Local Authority clients.

Laura started her legal career in 2010. Before joining Wansbroughs, Laura specialised in Defendant clinical negligence for a large Bristol practice. She joined our Insurance Litigation Team in August 2015. Laura is an Associate member of CILEx. Laura is working through the level 6 CILEx qualification and continues her studies in her spare time.

Recent experience:

  • Acting for a local authority and insurer in connection with a £250,000 claim for an alleged brain injury following a tripping accident.
  • Obtaining discontinuance of a personal injury claim, having advised the local authority about applying to strike it out because of defective service.
  • Successfully pursuing an indemnity claim against a local authority contractor which had failed to comply with its maintenance obligations, causing an accident.
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