Laura Kitchen

Associate, London



Laura is an Associate in the Firm's Financial Institutions Advisory practice. Laura advises on a wide range of financial regulation matters and has experience advising on a broad spectrum of UK and European rules and regulations.

Laura joined our London office in 2013 and has also spent time working in our New York office on secondment.

Laura has also worked on a number of pro bono projects, including advising on the legal status of the child on behalf of the Child Rights Information Network and projects aimed at improving access to the legal profession.

Bars and Courts
England and Wales
College of Law
BPP Law School
University of Durham


Advising on the regulatory considerations arising from major cross-border acquisitions and disposals, including advice on UK FCA change of control notifications and approvals.

Advising issuers on the implications and scope of the Market Abuse Regulation.

Advising on securities laws and regulatory considerations arising from major restructurings of financial institutions.

Representation of Kaupthing, the failed Icelandic bank, on its restructuring, following its US$45 billion insolvency. The successful restructuring was named "Cross Border Restructuring of the Year" at the Turnaround Atlas Awards and "Restructuring deal of the year" at the IFLR European Awards 2016, and helped the White & Case team to be named by IFLR as 2016 "Restructuring Team of the Year".

Representation of New World Resources PLC on its sale of OKK. This deal won "2014 Industrial Goods and Basic Resources Deal of the Year" at M&A Advisor's Turnaround Awards and "Best Restructuring in CEE 2015" at the EMEA Finance Achievement Awards.