The Legal 500

Twitter Logo Youtube Circle Icon LinkedIn Icon

Exchange Chambers

Chambers of Bill Braithwaite QC

201 DEANSGATE, MANCHESTER, M3 3NW, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 0845 300 7747
Fax:
Fax 0161 833 2789
DX:
14207 LIVERPOOL
Email:
Web:
www.exchangechambers.co.uk
Leeds, Liverpool, Manchester

Laura Gooding

Tel:
Work 0161 833 2722
Email:
Web:
www.exchangechambers.co.uk/people/laura-gooding/
Exchange Chambers (Chambers of Bill Braithwaite QC)

Work Department

Personal Injury; Employment

Position

Laura specialises in all aspects of personal injury work, acting for both claimants and defendants in a wide range of fast track and multi-track cases. She has considerable experience of undertaking claims arising out of road traffic accidents, occupier’s liability, highway tripping claims and claims brought under the Animals Act. She also has experience in the field of employers’ liability, in particular involving accidents at work, industrial disease and occupational health, including stress and harassment. Laura has experience in cases before the Coroner’s Court and also has particular expertise in medium to high value CICA Applications.

Laura is also a specialist employment advocate and she is highly experienced in claims involving unfair / wrongful dismissal; discrimination, harassment and victimisation; TUPE; whistleblowing; equal pay; and holiday / wages issues.

Career

Called 2001

Member

  • Northern Circuit
  • Personal Injury Bar Association
  • Employment Law Bar Association
  • Employment Lawyers Association
  • Industrial Law Society
  • Association of Lawyers for Animal Welfare

Education

  • BA Philosophy & Theology, Mansfield College, University of Oxford (1999)
  • CPE Law, City University (2000)
  • Bar Vocational Course, Inns of Court School of Law (2001)

Leisure

Away from work, Laura enjoys outdoor pursuits such as running, walking, skiing and climbing.
Laura ran the Liverpool Marathon raising funds for charity in 2011 and successfully climbed Mount Kilimanjaro, Tanzania 2009.
Since her undergraduate studies Laura has retained a keen interest in animal ethics and has been appointed as a Fellow of the Oxford University Animal Ethics Society.


Regional Bar : Northern Circuit

Personal injury and clinical negligence

Within: Personal injury and clinical negligence – Leading juniors

Laura Gooding - Exchange Chambers ‘She has niche expertise in military personal injury claims.’

[back to top]


Back to index

Legal Developments worldwide

Legal Developments and updates from the leading lawyers in each jurisdiction. To contribute, send an email request to