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Laura Hitchen

Name: Laura Hitchen

Position: Assistant Solicitor

Number: 01204 377600


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Laura started working in law firms in 2007, qualifying as a solicitor in 2009, and has specialised in family law since qualification. Laura has worked in Manchester since 2012 and has developed a good reputation both amongst her peers and the charitable/support sector in the city. Laura’s ability to identify and meet her clients’ needs along with her dedication to ensuring legal services are accessible to everyone, especially the most vulnerable in society, led to her being awarded “Lawyer of the Year” at the Made in Manchester Awards in 2015. She was also shortlisted in the North West Young Professional Awards the same year.

Laura’s clients appreciate the calm and reassuring support she gives them and her holistic approach. Her firm but fair attitude and attention to detail help her achieve the best possible outcomes for her clients. Laura specialises in proceedings involving children, both public and private law, and in domestic violence.

Laura is based at our Bolton office.



2005       The University of Liverpool          LLB Law (Hons)

2006       The University of Birmingham    LLM

2007       The College of Law                          PgDip Legal Practice Course



2018       Children Law Accreditation          The Law Society



The Law Society

Association of Lawyers for Children



2015       Lawyer of the Year           Made in Manchester Awards