Laura Gowing > Dentons > London, England > Lawyer Profile


Work Department

Real Estate


Laura is a Partner in the Real Estate practice based in London. She has extensive experience advising UK and overseas clients on investment, finance, and development transactions.

Laura acts for a variety of property companies, developers, funds and banks across a wide range of sectors, but with a particular focus on the “beds” (BTR, student accommodation, and hospitality) and office sectors.


Qualified 2012. Partner 2022.


Oxford Institute of Legal Practice, 2010, LPC; Oxford Brookes University, 2009, GDL; Cambridge University, 2008, BA, Geography (Hons)

Lawyer Rankings

London > Industry focus > Hospitality and leisure

(Rising stars)

Laura GowingDentons

Dentons fields a leading global hospitality and leisure team that is able to leverage the firm’s global reach, with strength across Europe, the Middle East and Africa. It frequently advises owners, investors, high net worth individuals and capital sources, including investment funds and private equity firms. Core areas of work for the dedicated practice include sophisticated international acquisitions and dispositions, and day-to-day hotel operational issues such as employment, contract administration, legal risk limitation mitigation and commercial strategy. London partner Simon Masri has extensive experience in hotel investment and mixed-use development projects, for which the group is highly recommended. Masri has been very active guiding hotel clients during the Covid-19 pandemic, advising on restructurings, banking waivers and standstill agreements. Senior associate Laura Gowing is a key name for hotel financing and transactions. Mark Daliere is head of hotels for the UK and the Middle East, while Rick Ross chairs the global hotels group; both are based in Phoenix.