Laura is a specialist in family law children cases and represents children, parents and local authorities in both private and public law cases. She trained and practised in London for more than 10 years before moving to Sussex.
Laura also represents applicant and respondents in injunctive proceedings under the Family Law Act 1996 involving applications for non-molestation and occupation order.
In addition, Laura delivers lectures and training seminars on public and private law topics to social workers, solicitors and other professionals.
Laura is highly experienced in dealing with all aspects of private law cases where arrangements for children are disputed, including:
Laura has expertise in all aspects of public law children cases involving care proceedings and adoption including :
“Recommended for care and private law children work” (Legal 500 2016)
“She gains trust and confidence from clients.” (Legal 500 2015)
“Conscientious in her work” (Legal 500 2014)
Laura Bayley is “committed and always well prepared” (Legal 500 2013)
“Laura demonstrated a sharp and reassuringly precise understanding of the law whilst being charming and emotionally sensitive in what was a very traumatic situation, she served to bring about the best result for our family – I couldn’t recommend her more highly.” (October 2019)
“I also wanted to take the opportunity to say a big thank you again for all of your help, support and hard work you have given me
If it wasn’t for your hard work and dedication, the outcome could have meant me not having the contact with my children as I now have, given the various reports and allegations made.” (November 2019)
“You were wonderfully calm and reassuring and I’m very grateful for that as it’s been a pretty stressful couple of years!” (December 2019)