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Laura Coapes

Assistant Professor

Department: Northumbria Law School

Laura graduated with a BA (Hons) in English Literature from the University of Leeds and completed a Graduate Diploma in Law and the Bar Professional Training Course at Northumbria University. She was called to the Bar by the Honourable Society of the Inner Temple in 2012, and commenced pupillage at Trinity Chambers in Newcastle upon Tyne. She is a tenant at Trinity Chambers, specialising in Family and Civil Practice. View her profile here.

Laura is module tutor for Civil Litigation and teaches on the Drafting, Opinion Writing and Family Law modules on the Bar Professional Training Course. 

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  • Please visit the Pure Research Information Portal for further information
  • Covid-19 and the family courts: key practitioner findings in applications for domestic violence remedy orders, Speed, A., Richardson, K., Thomson, C., Coapes, L. 1 Sep 2021, In: Child and Family Law Quarterly
  • Covid-19 and the Family Courts: Key Practitioner Findings in Children Cases, Richardson, K., Speed, A., Thomson, C., Coapes, L. 2021, In: Journal of Social Welfare and Family Law
  • WCFLCR Poster: Section 20 Children Act 1989 - Co-operation, Compromise or Catastrophe?: Consideration of the postives, negatives and best practice in care proceedings, Richardson, K., Coapes, L. 8 Jun 2017, World Congress on Family Law and Children's Rights 2017

  • Law Graduate Certificate January 12 2015
  • Member Honourable Society of the Inner Temple 2016


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