Laura Inglis is a key individual to note and is acting for AXA in AXA S.A. v Genworth Financial International Holdings, Inc, a payment protection insurance misselling claim, with quantum affected by French tax.
‘ She gives very clear advice, is very responsive and is also technically brilliant. ’
Laura has a broad practice spanning all areas of UK tax and commercial law.
She appears regularly in the High Court and the First Tier Tribunal and also accepts instructions as junior counsel. She has a thriving private client practice, as well as a range of commercial clients. As a member of the Chancery Bar Association, she frequently volunteers as an advocate with CLIPS.
Laura holds a first-class undergraduate degree in Economics from George Mason University, as well as a master’s degree in Economic History and a doctorate in Legal History from the University of Oxford. She completed the law conversion course (commendation) and the BPTC (distinction) at City University, and was called to the Bar at The Inner Temple.
Prior to joining Chambers, Laura spent three years as an associate in the Tax Department at Slaughter and May, where she developed an advisory and disputes-focused practice. She acted for major clients from a variety of industries, including the technology, energy, finance, and consumer goods sectors. She has a commercial, client-focused mindset and has been commended both for her incisive legal analysis and her ability to remain calm under pressure.
- B.S. Economics (summa cum laude), George Mason University
- M.Sc. Economic History, University of Oxford
- D.Phil. Legal History, University of Oxford
- Graduate Diploma in Law (commendation), City University
- Bar Professional Training Course (distinction), City University
- Major Scholarship, The Inner Temple
- GDL Exhibition Award, The Inner Temple
- Humane Studies Fellowship, The Institute for Humane Studies
- Eccles Centre Postgraduate Fellowship, The Eccles Centre for American Studies
- Labatt Scholarship, Brasenose College, University of Oxford
- Clarendon Scholarship, University of Oxford
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