Laura is a second-six pupil accepting instructions in crime, family and civil law.
Having transferred as a solicitor from Australia, Laura read Law and Criminology at the University of New South Wales and worked in tax compliance for Deloitte Sydney before moving to England.
Laura’s practice has a strong academic foundation. Laura has a Master’s and DPhil (PhD) in Criminology from the University of Oxford. Her thesis focused on wrongful convictions and she currently sits as a member of the advisory panel for the Miscarriages of Justice Support Service. Laura has a number of publications based on this research and is currently in the process of publishing her thesis as a monograph. Prior to coming to the Bar, Laura worked in the criminal law team at the Law Commission of England and Wales. Laura is currently a lecturer and tutor in criminal law at King’s College London.
“Long Overdue and a Welcome Addition: The Sentencing Act 2020” Long overdue and a welcome addition: The Sentencing Act 2020 – Pump Court Chambers
Tilt, L and Hoyle, C. Not Innocent Enough: State compensation for miscarriages of justice in England and Wales. Criminal Law Review  (1)
Hoyle, C and Tilt, L. (2018) The Benefits of Social Capital for the Wrongfully Convicted: Considering the promise of a resettlement model. Howard Journal of Crime and Justice, 57(4) 495 – 517.