Laura Payne is a Trainee Solicitor working in Swain & Co Solicitors’ Family Department at our Southampton Office.
Laura graduated from the University of Law in Guildford in 2020 after achieving a Distinction in her LPC LLM. She joined Swain & Co’s Southampton office as a Family Paralegal in June 2020.
Having begun her legal career in 2016, Laura previously worked at a firm in Brighton, assisting clients with complex estate planning, Court of Protection work and estate administration. In 2019, she began work as a Family Paralegal at a firm in Hampshire. Laura enjoys helping clients to find a resolution on a wide range of Family matters and intends to specialise in this area of law.
Laura has volunteered with the National Centre for Domestic Violence and was a Corporate Mentor with the charity, Into University.
Prior to commencing her studies in Law, Laura read English Literature at the University of Reading and graduated with First Class Honours in 2013. In her spare time, she still enjoys reading books, walking with her partner and springer spaniel, Poppy, and spending time with friends and family.