Lawbite Customer Comments
"Laura was very helpful. Admittedly it wasn't the news I wanted to hear, but without this advice I could of been looking at a legal issue later on in the term of my business. Very polite, courteous and friendly." Dean Baldwin
"Laura was so friendly and helpful, so stoked to have found Lawbite. So affordable for little people like me!! Thank you!" Emma Grossmann
"An excellent service all round and a pleasure to see a company focussed on supporting small or start-up businesses whose budgets and requirements are nowhere near the same as the big corporates. Thank you." Catherine Hill
"Quick to send the document corrected and to reply to any queries I had. Very helpful and professional, thank you" Brianna Broadbridge
"Provided some very useful advice which I will most certainly bear in mind as I progress through negotiations with my business contacts in Mexico." Brian Foster
Laura Symons is an English qualified commercial and IP solicitor with experience working in both private practice and in-house. She has advised a wide range of businesses, including in theatre, publishing, digital media, sponsorship, technology, education and sport, with a particular focus on start-ups and the media and entertainment sector.
Laura specialised as an intellectual property lawyer at London law firm, Harbottle & Lewis LLP. Her work involved advising clients on a broad spectrum of commercial matters, as well as brand protection issues such as copyright, infringement disputes and trade mark registration and opposition. Laura also spent some time on partial secondment at Microsoft, as well as several months working in-house on secondment at Virgin Atlantic Airways.
Since relocating to Montreal in 2014, she has built up a wide-ranging base of clients whom she advises in a freelance capacity, as well as working as sole inhouse legal counsel for a publicly listed company headquartered in London. In these roles, she advises clients on a variety of contractual and commercial matters, including terms and conditions, confidentiality agreements, software licensing and service and supply contracts. In Laura’s own words...
“My aim is to deliver commercially astute legal advice in an easily digestible format, tailored to the budget of the client.”
Laura converted to law after studying music at the Royal Academy of Music, obtaining the Graduate Diploma in Law and Legal Practice Course (both with distinction) at the College of Law, London.
In her free time, Laura teaches music privately and enjoys trying to make the most of the Canadian outdoor lifestyle (with varying degrees of success in winter!).