Laura de Heer is a member of our Litigation and Restructuring practice group in Hong Kong. Having been a fee-earner in the team for nearly seven years before moving into the role of professional support lawyer, Laura has a solid legal background with a genuine understanding of the pressures and issues facing clients.
She has extensive experience in commercial disputes – often with a multi-jurisdictional element – including shareholder disputes, fraud claims, insolvency proceedings, contentious trust matters, and obtaining cross-border interim relief, often working with large legal teams. As part of her contentious trusts and probate practice, Laura acted for beneficiaries and trustees, including protecting the interests of minors and the unborn, and temporary grants of probate.
Laura’s role provides legal support to her team, focusing on litigation specific know-how and precedents, as well as training, business development, publications and litigation technology support.
Laura is a contributing author to British Virgin Islands Commercial Law, the authoritative guide to the BVI’s commercial laws. She is also a member of IWIRC.