Lauren is a senior specialist family lawyer. She has significant experience and offers robust and straightforward advice to clients in relation to all types of relationship generated issues, including:
- pre- and post- nuptial agreements
- divorce and civil partnership dissolution and cohabitees' disputes
- complex contested financial disputes arising on relationship breakdown, including multi-jurisdictional disputes
- contested proceedings relating to children, including applications for contact, residence, leave to remove, prohibited steps order and abduction
Lauren will always seek to find a sensitive and family-focussed solution to relationship generated disputes and promotes alternative dispute resolution solutions wherever possible. When litigation cannot be avoided, Lauren has a reputation as a perceptive, persuasive and accomplished Advocate having considerable experience appearing before the Royal Court of Jersey at all levels.
Lauren is the Chairman of the Jersey Family Law Association (JFLA), having previously sat as Treasurer and Committee Member. The JFLA was established in 1996 and aims to improve the practice of family law in Jersey, by promoting and encouraging the sensitive, efficient and economic handling of family disputes, including effective conciliation and mediation procedures, as well as providing education and training in matters of family law and practice.
Lauren is also a member of Resolution, formerly known as the Solicitors Family Law Association, an organisation of family law professionals.
Lauren joined Carey Olsen in 2013 before departing in 2017 to practise at a small specialist litigation firm. She returned in 2018 taking over as the firm's family law specialist.