Lauren is an associate based in Kennedys’ London office. She qualified as a solicitor in England and Wales in 2020.

Lauren is a litigation lawyer that gives clear, practical advice in pursuit of her client’s objectives. The varied nature of her practice means that she is able to advise on a broad spectrum of disputes across the real estate and construction sector, including:

Commercial landlord and tenant: opposed and unopposed lease renewals; rent arrears recovery; claims for breach of covenant; break notices; dilapidations claims; vacant possession strategy.
Residential landlord and tenant: service charge disputes, rent arrears recovery, possession claims against assured shorthold tenants.
Real property disputes: nuisance and property damage claims; easements (rights of way, rights to light); disputes involving covenants affecting land; party wall disputes; trespass claims; adverse possession claims and boundary disputes.
Property based insolvency: advising commercial landlords and tenants on the effects of insolvency.
Construction disputes: JCT and other industry forms on residential, commercial and public sector construction projects.

Work highlights

  • Acting for a commercial landlord in relation to its claim for recovery of a substantial amount of unpaid rent;
  • Acting for a commercial landlord, advising on and implementing a vacant possession strategy ahead of a major office refurbishment to enhance the flexibility of the client’s asset;
  • Acting for a prestigious retailer in an adjudication and subsequent professional negligence claim in respect of high-end fit-out works.