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Laura Clarke is a Partner and head of the firm’s Food and Drink team.

Laura specialises in Corporate, Commercial and Intellectual Property law and is also part of WBW Farms and Estates team undertaking commercial work including Partnership Agreements and Retail Contracts.

Laura has been with WBW since 2004, qualifying as a solicitor in 2007 after attending the Universities of Plymouth and Exeter and training with the firm. During her time at WBW, Laura has specialised in Business Sales and Purchases, Commercial Contracts, Franchises, Shareholder Agreements and Intellectual Property, as well as advising businesses upon their terms of trading.

Laura lives in Newton Abbot. Her particular interests are spending time with her young family and indulging in the fantastic food and drink that the region has to offer.


“Laura is a pleasure to work with and is our first port of call with all our legal requirements. We always get a first rate professional service all rounded off with a lovely personal approach.”

“From our very first meeting with Laura she was extremely efficient and professional in dealing with our business disposal, we wouldn’t hesitate for one moment to recommend her or WBW to anyone in a similar situation, thanks for all your help.”

“Laura was such a help to us and we found meeting with her very useful in our negotiations.  We recommend her often to clients because WBW are such a good firm.”

“I have recently had the pleasure of using Laura Clarke and Shirley Cole for a couple of matters personally and can’t speak more highly of all your colleagues at W.B.W.”

“We would like to offer our sincere thanks to Laura on the way she has professionally overseen all aspects of the sale. Her understanding and commitment throughout the whole process made this transaction smoother for all concerned. We have several businesses which WBW have acted on our behalf in the past and this experience has once again strengthened your reputation.”

“I couldn’t ask for better solicitors to help me!” – Mrs T.

“Thank you for guiding us through this process, your help has been very much appreciated. We will, undoubtedly remain in touch and as we develop our business I’m sure we’ll be requiring your assistance” – Mr R, Management Buy-Out, January 2019.