Laura Burns – Solicitor

Laura joined Mitchells Roberton in January 2018.  She graduated from Strathclyde University in 2006 where she obtained a B.A. (Hons) in History.  She studied for her L.L.B, also at the University of Strathclyde, and thereafter completed her Diploma in Legal Practice in 2009.  In addition to this she obtained her STEP Diploma (with Distinction) in 2017.  Laura is also a Notary Public and is a Tutor in Private Client for the Diploma in Legal Practice at Strathclyde University.

She started her Traineeship with Bird Semple in 2011 specializing in Private Client and Conveyancing.  After leaving Bird Semple in 2011 she joined the Private Client department at Macdonalds Solicitors (now Morton Fraser) before moving to Harper Macleod in 2013.

Laura advises clients on all aspects of Private Client issues including the preparation of Wills, estate planning, and Powers of Attorney.  She has extensive experience in managing the administration of estates, including complex and contentious estates.  She enjoys working closely with clients to ensure that their personal affairs are in order and assisting their families through what can be an extremely difficult and emotional period.   As well as this she advises on the creation and administration of Trusts, Trust accounting and dealing with assets passing out of Trusts to beneficiaries.

Outside of work Laura enjoys travelling, socializing with family and friends, baking, rugby, playing touch rugby and exercising.


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