Laura Clarke is a Partner and head of Commercial Services at WBW Solicitors. She joined the firm in 2004 and is based in our Newton Abbot office.

Laura specialises in a wide range of Commercial and Corporate law services including Business Sales and Purchases, Commercial Contracts, Franchises, Shareholder Agreements and Intellectual Property, as well as advising businesses upon their terms of trading. She is also part of the WBW Farms and Estates team and undertakes commercial work including Partnership Agreements and Retail Contracts.

She qualified as a Solicitor in 2007 after attending the Universities of Plymouth and Exeter and then training with the firm.

Her particular interests are spending time with her 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.
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.
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.