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Portrait of Laura Hunter Watkins
Areas of expertise: Family law, Private wealth


Laura is an associate in the family law team based in London.

She acts for clients on a wide range of family law issues including pre-nuptial agreements, divorce and separation, financial arrangements and children matters. She assists with a number of cases in both the Family Court and the High Court and has experience in alternative dispute resolution including mediation and arbitration. 

Laura joined the family law team as an associate in 2018 after completing her training contract with Penningtons Manches Cooper. She is an active member of Resolution.

Recent work highlights

  • Assisting with an arbitration in an Anglo-American divorce and financial arrangements dispute.
  • Acting for a number of high net worth clients in the negotiation of voluntary financial settlements.
  • Assisting with both UK and international child relocation disputes.

Penningtons Manches Cooper LLP

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