Laura Halfhide

Industry Expertise

Aviation & Travel
Construction, Infrastructure& Real Estate
Digital Economy
Energy
Entertainment& Events
Financial Services
Franchising, Agency& Licensing
Healthcare
Hospitality, Food& Beverage
Insurance
Logistics
Privacy & Risk Management
Private Capital
Retail & Consumer
Start-ups
Technology & Media
laura@argentumlaw.com
Laura  is a pragmatic and tenacious lawyer with over 9 years of experience in risk  management.  Laura has acted for a wide  range of commercial and corporate clients across Europe and the Middle East. Prior to joining Argentum Law, Laura worked  as in-house counsel for two international airlines, establishing and  supporting their data privacy compliance programs, in addition to providing  general advice on a variety of commercial and regulatory matters, as well  strategic advice on compliance issues and risk management.  

Selected representative roles and matters:

  • Laura has undertaken a variety of  contentious, non-contentious and regulatory work for a number of commercial and  corporate clients and has acted for insurers, insureds and brokers, airlines,  tour operators, travel agents and other leisure industry clients, as well as  general aviation clients.
  • Over her career Laura has completed a number  in-house secondments with insurer clients (including two Lloyd’s syndicates),  undertaking comprehensive claims management across a number of different  lines of business including professional indemnity, D&O, public  officials, product liability, employer’s liability and property all risks.
  • Advising on insurance coverage including  assessing policy response, providing strategic advice to claims management team  and underwriters, managing relationships with co-insurers (for both follow  and lead markets) and management of external counsel.
  • Establishing GDPR compliance program for an  international airline and supporting day to day management and implementation  of global data privacy program across international Group.
  • Drafting, negotiating and providing practical  commercial advice on a range of legal documentation and commercial contracts.  
  • Providing comprehensive end to end management  of pre-action and litigated claims (commercial, corporate and consumer),  including providing strategic advice to clients, drafting legal  correspondence and documentation and managing external counsel.

Education

College of Law, Bloomsbury
Legal Practice Course
London,
United Kingdom, 2008

University of Reading
Bachelor of Law
Reading,
United Kingdom, 2006

Languages

English (Native)

Bar Admission

England & Wales, 2016

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