Founder and Director, The Legal Strategist Limited
Laura's professional bio / interests
20 years as an M&A lawyer in the City (Slaughters, K&E, Fried Frank, KWM and Reed Smith), last 10 years as a partner with focus on private equity. Broke free to set up my own business in summer 2021. 1:1 consulting on M&A/shareholder/investment matters and building an online programme for female entrepreneurs escaping the corporate grind.
I’d like help with…
Open to learning and listening about everything - but in particular I'm struggling to build a daily routine having spent 20 years being reactive and also overwhelmed by all the ideas I've got and how to prioritise them. There's only one of me and not enough hours in the day...
An interesting, or unusual fact(s) about me…
I bought a bigger car to fit in all my camping (glamping) gear.
I live in
A career highlight
Being part of the Slaughters' team which helped M&S fend off Philip Green's attempted takeover back in 2004. Also (being greedy), being the first woman to lead the winning Private Equity team of the year at the British Legal Awards (in 2017).
Nov 07, 2021