Laura Siggins

Solicitor, Social Services Team

Telephone: 03000 41 66 80

Email: laura.siggins@kent.gov.uk

Qualifications

  • LLB (Hons), Solicitor

Areas of practice

  • Child Protection – Public Law

Biography

Laura was educated at the University of Kent and Inns of Court School of Law. Laura qualified as a solicitor in 2008 after completing her training with a private firm. In private practice Laura undertook all areas of family law.

Laura joined Kent Legal Services in December 2011 where she focuses on child care related matters.

Laura provides children's services with advice on various areas of child protection including; emergency protections orders, care orders, supervision orders, private law orders, and regulations governing children's services. Laura is dedicated to her work and providing clients with options and solutions.

Laura undertakes the majority of advocacy on her cases to ensure continuity and provide a cost effective service to the client.

Laura has a broad experience of child protection matters dealing with cases of neglect, substance misuse, physical and emotional harm, non accidental injury and domestic violence. Laura is committed to her work and always keen to learn new skills.

Laura has a very good working relationship with her clients, colleagues, experts and other professionals working in this area of law.

Professional memberships

  • Accredited member of the Law Society's Family Law Panel
  • Resolution

Reported cases

  • Re: D (a child) [2012] EWCA Civ 627
  • Re: M (a child) [2012] EWCA Civ 1580
  • LA v DG & Ors [2013] EWHC 734 (Fam)
  • Re D [2013] EWCA Civ 1480-1