Laura's bio

Laura read Law at the University of Warwick and graduated in 2010. She subsequently completed the LPC in London and qualified as a solicitor in 2013, having trained at a leading regional firm in Kent. Laura continued to practice in Kent post-qualification and joined Grant Saw in 2015.

Laura specialises in:

  • Will drafting
  • Will Trusts
  • Administration of estates
  • Administration of intestate estates
  • Obtaining Grants of Probate and Letters of Administration
  • Lasting Powers of Attorney for property and financial affairs and health and welfare
  • Deputyship Orders for property and affairs (finances)
  • Deputyship Orders for personal welfare
  • Registration of Enduring Powers of Attorney
  • Applications to the Court of Protection
  • Estate Planning
  • Trusts
  • Declarations of Trust
  • General Powers of Attorney
  • Change of name deeds for adults
  • Change of name deeds for minors by agreement between parents
  • Lifetime Trusts and Settlements
  • Advice on inheritance tax and capital gains tax

Outside of work, Laura is a committee member of an amateur dramatics group in Canary Wharf and takes part in at least one show a year.

Laura enjoys public speaking and regularly gives talks to local community groups and residential care homes on subjects such as Wills, inheritance tax, Lasting Powers of Attorney and Deputyship Orders, Probate and estate administration. Please contact her for further details.

Laura is the SFE accredited member at Grant Saw Solicitors LLP. SFE is a specialist community of lawyers who are highly professionally qualified and have additional skills to enable them to support, work with and make a difference to older and vulnerable people.

Testimonials

"Thank you for everything, Laura. It has been really brilliant working with you - you have been so clear and so kind."

HB

"This matter has been carried out very professionally and with great care

and I am happy with the way it has been handled by you,Laura. Thank you.’

AK

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"You have been very kind to my daughter and me and we’re both most grateful to you."

AB

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"We would like to thank you personally for your sympathetic and efficient handling of our Wills and your useful comments."

RM and PM

‘Thank you Laura for all your hard work – I am glad to have everything sorted.”

JS

"Thank you for acting for me in such a pleasant, professional and efficient manner, which I greatly appreciated.

H.E

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“Thank you once again for all your help, advice and patience. You made it all clear and straightforward and always responded to us promptly, pleasantly and helpfully, all of which we very much appreciated.”

SH & MH

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“ Thank you for being pleasant, helpful and efficient.”

Anon

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“We were impressed by your professional service.”

Anon

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“We were very happy with the service provided and thank you for your kindness.”

Anon

Laura,

“We much appreciated your help in making this task as trouble free as possible: we would not hesitate to recommend your services to our friends  and neighbours”

Mrs S

"Laura, I have been impressed by the clarity of your work and it is brilliant to see an organization actually putting into practice their aims of communicating in simple English. Many thanks for making the process so painless.”

RS

Thanks  Laura

“Appreciated your professional, knowledgeable and helpful advice and  friendly service throughout in creating our wills.”

Anon

“Laura,we would like to thank you for your all help and guidance in the preparation of our Wills”

SB and AB

‘Laura, we have both appreciated your expert guidance through the complexities involved in making our Wills and would like to thank you for explaining everything so clearly at each stage of the process.”

LW

“My instructions were to prepare a will. I think it was a fairly straightforward task. My previous long career as a costs lawyer meant that the info/instructions I supplied were clear and concise. Having said that, I was very impressed with the clarity of the advice I was given by Laura and the speed with which the matter was dealt with”

Anon

“Laura,thank you for all your help with our wills, I can honestly say you helped make it a much more pleasant experience for us than we thought it would be. “

Anon

"I've never made a will before so I didn't know what to expect, let alone how to achieve the result I wanted. Laura Bailey made everything very easy, and thanks to her explanations and guidance I now have a will that exactly reflects my wishes. I'm really pleased with it."

Anon

"Excellent Service and communications from Grant Saw more specifically our solicitor Laura Bailey. Very kind, friendly, explained every step of the process and made sure we knew what was happening at all times."

Marc Miller 

“Laura was clear, friendly, professional and acted rapidly. Excellent. “

JC

"Laura Bailey was excellent,very kind,friendly and also making sure we knew exactly what was happening every step of the way."

MM

“Thank you for making all this so easy for me, I wouldn’t hesitate to recommend you and I would definitely use you again in the future.” – PR

 “Excellent representation from your Solicitor, Laura with a kind, friendly manner about her”

AJ Begg

''We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for your help and compassion while dealing with Tom's estate. We will be seeing you in the near future to do my will.''

Mrs J Harding

Laura Bailey Services

Articles by Laura Bailey

  • 22 Oct

    British Wills and Probate Awards

    The Wills and Probate Department at Grant Saw, consisting of Kalpa Prajapati,

  • 20 Sep

    Forever Young 2018

    Grant Saw Solicitors were delighted to once again sponsor the ‘Forever Young’ event organised by Greenwich Carers on 7 September. The day was a great success and we were also pleased to help give ‘goodie bags’ to the first 500 attendees.

    This event took

  • 26 Jul

    Safeguarding is vital when appointing others to act

    The importance of how one formalises arrangements for enabling someone to manage one’s affairs through an LPA has been highlighted after the number of investigations into actions of attorneys has been revealed by the Office of the Public Guardian.
  • 15 Jun

    Dementia Friendly Greenwich

    Grant Saw were delighted to receive the Dementia Friendly Greenwich accreditation on 24 May.

    Dementia Friendly Greenwich is a project run by Greenwich Council, with the aim of making the Borough a supportive, respectful and welcoming place for those

  • 02 May

    Heir Hunters – Don’t let the state get your estate

    Every year, thousands of people die intestate or without a will. That means they haven’t left any clear guidelines as to how they want their estate divided up among their beneficiaries. The numbers are incredible too, with around 70% of the UK population yet