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Laura Selby


Laura Selby is a Partner and Head of Wills and Probate at Harding Evans Solicitors.

Laura completed both her law degree and her postgraduate Diploma in Legal Practice at Cardiff University Law School and subsequently qualified as a solicitor in 2008. In 2016 Laura obtained a Diploma in Trusts and Estates from the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP) and is a full member of STEP. STEP is the global professional association for practitioners who specialise in family inheritance and succession planning. Laura joined Harding Evans in December 2018, taking responsibility for managing Harding Evans’ wills, probate and trust services in the Gwent area.

Laura specialises in preparing and advising on wills, trusts and powers of attorney. She deals with the administration of estates and the administration of trusts. Where appropriate, Laura acts for clients who lack mental capacity either as a Court of Protection appointed Deputy or as their Attorney pursuant to a Lasting Power of Attorney.

Laura always provides an efficient, effective and compassionate service to her clients and is highly-sought after lawyer in her field.

The personable and approachable five-strong team at Newport-based firm Harding Evans LLP provides a genuinely caring service to local individuals (as well as in the context of referrals from financial advisors and accountants) on wills and probate work, including matters involving the administration of complex estates.

Extremely knowledgeable team head Laura Selby displays excellent technical knowledge and the ability to explain things in a very clear, concise and straightforward manner’.

‘The team is extremely personable and approachable. Legal services can be daunting for clients and the team at Harding Evans is friendly, professional and extremely efficient’. 

Legal 500 2022

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