Laura acquired her legal education at the University of Fribourg (specializing in European law), at the Centre for Transnational Studies in London (Georgetown Law) and at the University of Basel (specializing in transnational law). She also obtained a post-graduate Master’s degree (LL.M.) in European Law from the College of Europe in Bruges. Laura led numerous asylum and immigration law mandates in a Zurich law firm. Prior to that, she worked on the migration law dimension of Swiss foreign policy on the Swiss Mission to the EU in the Legal Affairs Team Schengen/Dublin. She also completed a voluntary service in Togo and is a member of the DJS (Demokratische Juristen Schweiz). Since December 2020, she has been a research associate at the Europa Institute at the University of Zurich.