isurv authors - Wisdom, Laura

Record details

Laura Wisdom
Job title and company
Legal Director, Burges Salmon LLP
Section and channel

Laura Wisdom joined Burges Salmon LLP in June 2018 from Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, and is a member of Burges Salmon’s cross-disciplinary procurement team.

Laura has over 10 years of experience advising both public- and private-sector clients on the procurement and construction aspects of high value and complex major projects, both in the UK and internationally, with a particular focus on the defence, transport and energy sectors. Laura has also advised a range of clients engaged in litigation and alternative forms of dispute resolution and specialises in public procurement disputes.

Laura is listed as an ‘Associate to Watch’ by Chambers and Partners UK, and as a leading lawyer in the field of Government Contracts by Who’s Who Legal. Laura is a member of the Procurement Lawyers’ Association and sits on the editorial board of the Public Procurement Law Review. Laura has an LLM in Public Procurement law and Policy from the University of Nottingham.

Laura’s clients include the Ministry of Defence, Transport for London, Bristol City Council, the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, Highways England, FirstGroup and Eurostar.

Company biography

Burges Salmon is a leading commercial law firm that offers top quality technical and legal expertise to both UK and foreign clients, in a number of specialist areas, including:

  • banking and finance
  • commercial
  • construction and engineering
  • disputes and litigation
  • environment
  • health and safety
  • real estate and
  • tax.