Laura Bowden

Contact Number: 029 2267 5980

Laura has managed a varied caseload of probate files for clients across England and Wales and can advise on all aspects of the estate administration process, she recently worked on an estate, which had a gross value of over £4 million.


Laura studied GCSE’s at Pilton Community College and A-Levels at North Devon College. She then completed her undergraduate law degree at Cardiff University and went on to study at Coleg Glan Hafren for her Chartered Legal Executive qualifications. Laura then completed the Legal Practice Course at Cardiff University.

Career History

Laura worked as a Paralegal at NewLaw Solicitors in Cardiff from 2008-2010 and then moved to The Co-operative Legal Services in Bristol, working there until 2016. She qualified as a Chartered Legal Executive in 2013 and qualified as a Solicitor in 2014.  

What do you like doing outside work?

Spending time on my allotment and exploring the great outdoors with my family.  

What do you enjoy most about her role at Hugh James?

The variety of cases that I deal with and working through new challenges that a particular estate administration can present.