Lauren joined Radcliffe Chambers in 2017, following the completion of her pupillage. She has experience in a broad range of commercial and Chancery work, including insolvency, banking & finance, commercial disputes, private client, and contentious probate, wills and estates.
Lauren accepts instructions in all areas of chambers practice. She is regularly instructed in matters concerning:
Lauren is regularly instructed to advise and represent clients at hearings concerning personal, partnership, and company insolvency. She often appears as a sole advocate in High Court and County Court winding-up and bankruptcy hearings, as well as in applications to set aside statutory demands and winding-up orders. She has experience obtaining interim and final charging orders, as well as orders for sale. She also has experience, during her pupillage, of company director disqualification.
During her pupillage, Lauren was supervised by Mark Fell, and gained invaluable experience by observing a range of financial services and taxation work. Lauren attended a hearing in the ECJ, concerning the taxation of utility vehicles across the customs union, at which Mark Fell was representing the United Kingdom. She also has experience of regulatory issues, and ring fencing of retail and investment banking. Lauren has recently been instructed by HM Revenue & Customs to assist in the disclosure stage of a customs investigation.
Lauren accepts instructions in all aspects of commercial law. She has appeared in multiple trials concerning the sale of goods and services, and other contractual disputes. She has also acted in contested applications for summary judgment, and applications for procedural sanctions. During her pupillage, Lauren gained experience in high-value commercial disputes and international arbitration, under the supervision of Shantanu Majumdar.
Lauren has experience advising on a range of matters arising before and during litigation, including making and defending challenges to wills on various grounds, and advising as to the construction of wills. She has also been instructed in matters involving the removal of executors.
Lauren has advised on a number of cases involving claims against trustees, including the removal of trustees, and indemnities. She also has experience of advising in relation to rights of way, easements, and relief from forfeiture, as well as claims under TOLATA.
2010-14: BA in Jurisprudence (with Law in Europe), Magdalen College, University of Oxford
2012-13: Certificat Supérieur de Droit Français et Européen, Université Panthéon-Assas (Paris II)
2014-15: BPTC, City University, London
The Honourable Society of Lincoln’s Inn