We have used Dawson Hart for our business property purchases and sales for years and they never fail to deliver.
Expert personal attention to three generations of my family - excellent firm.
I have used Dawson Hart for over forty years. I live almost 100 miles away from their office, but still use them because all the staff are welcoming and efficient. I cannot rate them highly enough.
Delighted with the service offered.
Efficient, courteous resolution of a difficult matter.
Wonderful people, excellent service.
Phone always answered promptly by Reception staff who always quickly transferred call through to conveyancing team.'
Dawson Hart ‘has a recognised expertise in high-value financial cases representing professionals and business people from all sectors’. Practice head Mahie Abey ‘has an excellent grasp of the law, is very client focused and deals with complex situations with skill and a clear grasp of the issues'. Caroline Bourn’s collaborative law practice is highlighted together with her ‘grasp of details combined with a very approachable manner’. In addition to handling the financial issues arising from divorce and the breakdown of civil partnerships, the team also resolves Children Act issues and children residency matters.
Caroline Bourn is praised by sources for her “calm, clear and efficient” approach to family and matrimonial matters. She regularly handles complex financial remedy cases for high net worth clients as well as private children work. She is also an experienced collaborative lawyer.
The young ladies in the reception area were pleasant and cheerful, giving the impression of a well run, efficient workplace.
Department head Mahie Abey handles complex, high-value matrimonial finance cases. He is also well versed in handling private children matters. He receives high praise from clients, one of whom notes; “I have 100% faith that he has my best interests at heart and feel confident knowing he is fighting my corner.
It’s very reassuring to know that I have found a local firm of solicitors who I feel I can trust to use again whenever I have need of legal services. Your staff are all a pleasure to deal with and I have received excellent care and service throughout the proceedings.
Laura qualified as a Solicitor in 1998 and joined Dawson Hart in 2004, becoming a partner in October 2005.
Laura specialises in all areas of private client matters, dealing with Probate, Trusts, Wills, Lasting Powers of Attorney and Deputyship matters. Laura is a member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP).
Laura acts as for the elderly and vulnerable, having been appointed as Attorney or Deputy for clients who require help when they become unable to manage their affairs themselves. Having been head of the Private Client Department for many years,, Laura also now enjoys responsibility for Corporate Responsibility and fundraising at Dawson Hart, putting on a number of very popular events throughout the year to raise money for our Charity of the Year.
With a love of the outdoors, in her spare time Laura enjoys dog walking on the South Downs with her husband and two children. She also enjoys dance classes and eating out.
- All areas of private client that range from simple matters to the more complex administration of probate, including where inheritance tax is payable.
- Preparation of wills.
- Lasting Powers of Attorney
Memberships and Appointments
- Admitted as a Solicitor in 1998
- Member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP)
- Head of Corporate Responsibility and Fundraising
What Laura's clients say:
- “You are always made to feel important no matter how small your request, and Laura always goes that extra mile for you. Thank you.”
- “What more could I say about a first-class service?”
- “It was a pleasure to work with Mrs Manton again and I am fully satisfied with her attention and help with my matters.”