Lauren was called to the Bar in 2017 and joined Chambers as a tenant in October 2020 following successful completion of her pupillage.
Before coming to the Bar, Lauren trained and qualified as a solicitor. She then undertook the Bar Professional Training Course and was graded as Outstanding, ranking top in her year. Following the BPTC and prior to joining Chambers, Lauren carried out county court advocacy in her capacity as a solicitor.
Lauren appears in court on a daily basis. She is regularly instructed on fast track trials and small claims as well as disposal hearings and a variety of interim applications. She additionally has a busy paperwork practice drafting pleadings and providing advice to both claimants and defendants.
Personal injury makes up a significant portion of Lauren’s practice. She appears in court in fast track trials, Stage 3 disposals and interim application hearings, acting for both claimants and defendants. She is able to advise and settle pleadings in matters involving road traffic accidents, occupiers’ liability, the Highways Act 1980 and employers’ liability, including cases involving fundamental dishonesty.
Lauren is developing her practice in this area. She has advised, drafted pleadings and conducted conferences with medical experts in a variety of clinical negligence cases. Interesting examples include matters involving the negligent performance of an abortion, the late diagnosis and treatment of a kidney infection in a pregnant woman and the negligent failure to suppress a disease outbreak in hospital. During her pupillage in Chambers, Lauren additionally gained insight into cases involving the late diagnosis of cancer and failure to obtain informed consent. She is well placed to provide written advice on liability, quantum and Part 36 offers and is happy to accept instructions on behalf of both claimants and defendants.
Lauren is regularly instructed in credit hire matters acting for both claimants and defendants. She is well versed in all of the relevant arguments relating to need, enforceability, impecuniosity, period, rate and intervention.
Lauren is a member of the Attorney General’s Junior-Junior scheme.
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Personal Injury Bar Association
Honourable Society of the Inner Temple
2017: BPTC – Outstanding (University of Law)
2014: LPC – Commendation (Kaplan Law School)
2013: Law LLB – 2,1 (University of Bristol)
2016: Advocacy Scholarship (University of Law)
2017: Best Overall BPTC Student (University of Law)
2017: Best Student in Civil Litigation (University of Law)
2017: Best Student in Criminal Litigation (University of Law)
2017: Best Student in Oral Skills (Advocacy) (University of Law)
2017: Best Student in Written Skills (University of Law)
2018: Future History Makers Award (University of Law)
In her spare time, Lauren enjoys cooking, camping, paddle-boarding and yoga. She also has an Advanced Open Water qualification in scuba diving and hopes that in years to come she will gain the experience and qualifications necessary to fulfil her ambition of diving beneath ice.