Solicitor / Director of Avadis & Co. Solicitors

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Laurie founded Avadis & Co. Solicitors in July 1998, having qualified in 1982.

Family Law

Laurie handles all areas of family law.  He is a member of the Child Care Panel, Resolution and the Association of Lawyers for Children.  He has been a full time solicitor advocate since 1990 and appears at the Family Proceedings Court, County Court, High Court and Court of Appeal.  He has obtained and maintained a Legal Aid contract in family law.

Personal Injury

Laurie handles all areas of personal injury law and clinical negligence. He is an Association of Personal Injury Law Senior Litigator, and a member of Accident Line.  He has appeared as an advocate in the County Court.

Probate and Wills 

Laurie has handled probate and wills – contentious and non-contentious work since 1985.

Other areas of law handled

    • Housing
    • Debt
    • Negligence claims against solicitors
    • General litigation


    • University of Westminster Solicitors Finals
    • University of West London BA Hons Law degree


    • Director of Avadis & Co. Solicitors – 1998
    • The Luper Partnership Solicitors (Partner) – 1988 to 1998
    • Kaye Tesler Solicitors (Partner) – 1985 to 1988
    • Articled Clerk Kaye Tesler & Co. – 1982 to 1985

Outside of work

    • Laurie has been a singer/songwriter with the band “The Last Postman” and latterly “The Nightingale Experience” since the 80’s.
    • In 2012 Laurie won an international poetry competition and he continues to write.  He is a keen artist and a prizewinning photographer.
    • With regard to sport; Laurie competes for an athletics club in 1500m, 5000m and cross country events.  He also regularly takes part in 10k races.
    • Laurie is a proud member of the Child Poverty Action Group.