Laura is a Solicitor in the Inheritance Protection team.
Laura specialises in all private client matters, including drafting Wills and Trusts, drafting Lasting Powers of Attorney, acting on Court of Protection matters, estate administration, and general estate planning. She offers personable and clear-cut advice with an empathetic approach, which appeals to clients during the most difficult periods of their lives.
Laura particularly enjoys acting on all aspects of the administration of estates, assisting clients in obtaining the Grant of Representation and managing sometimes complex relationships between personal representatives and beneficiaries.
Having trained and qualified into a property and private client practice in London, Laura has a range of experience advising on property related transactions and structuring such assets in a tax efficient manner.
She also has experience assisting families when a probate matter has turned contentious, working closely with the Litigation team in order to resolve family disputes.
Laura is studying to become an accredited member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP), and is due to obtain her Diploma in Trusts and Estate Administration in 2020, having already completed three modules with a Merit and two Distinctions.
Laura McDonagh qualified in 2017.