In 2017, after graduating with a First Class Honours degree in Law, Lauren received a full ‘Exhibition Scholarship’ from The Honourable Society of the Inner Temple of £19,600 towards the BPTC as well as the ‘Regional Programme Leader's Scholarship’ from BPP.
Following successful completion of the BPTC, Lauren was awarded a prize for achieving the highest mark of the year in the Advanced Criminal Litigation and Family Law modules on the course. Upon securing Pupillage, Lauren was also subsequently awarded the ‘Rachel Lawrence Scholarship’ from the Inn.
Member of the Honourable Society of the Inner Temple
Criminal Bar Association
Full ‘Exhibition Scholarship’ from The Honourable Society of the Inner Temple (2017)
Duke of Edinburg Award from The Honourable Society of the Inner Temple (2017)
Award for achieving the highest mark of the year in the Advanced Criminal Litigation and Family Law modules on the Bar Professional Training Course (2018)
Rachel Lawrence Pupillage Scholarship from The Honourable Society of the Inner Temple (2019)
Lauren joins Chambers with previous experience having worked as a criminal defence paralegal, conducting litigation on her own Crown Court caseload. Lauren also previously worked as a County Court Advocate, where she acted on behalf of both claimants and defendants in a variety of civil hearings including infant approvals, bankruptcy proceedings and landlord and tenant disputes.
Lauren has extensive experience both defending and prosecuting in the Magistrates’ Court and the Crown Court. She is well equipped to deal with cases involving young and vulnerable witnesses and defendants. She is regularly instructed to act in cases involving violent assaults, drugs, dishonesty, weapons and sexual offences. Lauren receives both public and private instructions.
Lauren is a tenacious and articulate advocate who is thorough in her preparation and presentation of cases. She prides herself on her approachability for both lay and professional clients and maintains her down-to-earth attitude when giving sound legal advice.