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Laura Ferry

Laura Ferry


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  • 2001, CAPA, Ecole de Formation du Barreau de Paris
  • University of Paris Descartes, 1999, DESS, mention assez-bien, Medical Law, mention assez bien
  • University of Paris II Panthéon-Assas, 1998, DEA, General Private Law
  • University of Paris Descartes, 1997, M.A., Private Law,  "Carrières judiciaires", mention Assez-bien

Professional Admissions / Qualifications

  • Paris


  • English
  • German
  • French

Laura joined Reed Smith as a member of the firm's Litigation Group at the creation of the Paris office.

Holding a master of law in Medical Science, Laura has developed a solid practice in medical litigations. She has acquired an in-depth practice in medical liability, breach of practitioners' contracts, pharmaceutical litigation, and litigations related to French health and trade regulatory Authority.

Laura also has a strong experience in cross-field litigation cases, such as product liability (asbestos and solvents), insurance law, and social security litigation (occupational diseases and hazards, employer liability for inexcusable fault).

She represents large companies in their commercial disputes in the tribunals and in courts of appeal.

She also advises her clients in risk management and pre-litigious proceedings.

Her representative clients include pharmaceutical groups, medical device producers, hospitals, and international companies.

Employment History

  • 2005 - Reed Smith
  • 2000 - Rambaud Martel