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Laura Rankin


CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang LLP
1 West Regent Street
G2 1AP
United Kingdom
Languages English

Laura is an Associate in the Employment team. She joined the team in August 2020 having trained with CMS.  

Laura advises clients across various industry sectors throughout the UK, providing advice on contentious and non-contentious aspects of employment law.  During her traineeship, she was seconded to the IBM Legal Department in London for six months. 

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Memberships & Roles

  • Member, Employment Lawyers Association.
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  • 2018 – Diploma in Professional Legal Practice, The University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh.
  • 2017 – LL.B (Hons), The University of Glasgow, Glasgow.
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