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Lauren also has experience in handling IT disputes, particularly relating to the use and performance of e-commerce platforms and communication systems.
Her international practice includes acting in arbitrations under the ICC, LCIA, DIAC and HKIAC rules, and she is experienced in dealing with many standard form construction contracts (JCT, FIDIC, NEC3, ICE and LOGIC CRINE).
Lauren was elected to the Society of Construction Law (SCL) Council in 2015, re-elected in 2018 and focuses her efforts on coordinating the SCL’s well-attended advocacy courses, sitting on the SCL Hudson Prize judging panel, and on building relationships with future construction professionals though the SCL’s university liaison and grants sub-committee.
“The possible impact of Brexit on the UK’s oil and gas industry” – as at 13 December 2018, published on Atkin Chambers’ Brexit Bulletin, Energy and natural resources
“On-demand bonds – a comparative study of English and Italian law on Fraudulent or Abusive Calling” – co-written with Giuseppe Broccoli, BDA Studio Legale – International Construction Law Review 2014
“New Clots in the Lifeblood of International Construction Projects: Enjoining employers’ calls on performance bonds” –This paper was presented to an audience of SCL members at the National Liberal Club, in May 2014 and is to be re-printed in the Construction Law Journal.
Qualifications and Awards
2014: SCL Hudson 1st Prize for “New Clots in the Lifeblood of International Construction Projects: Enjoining Employers’ calls on performance bonds”
2013: Called to the Bar of England and Wales (Lincoln’s Inn)
2012-2013: Non-stipendiary law tutor at Oriel College and Regent’s Park College, Oxford University.
2012 – 2013: City Law School: Bar Vocational Course (Very competent)
2011 – 2012: BCL (Master’s in Law), St Catherine’s College, University of Oxford, Distinction (Conflict of Laws; Restitution of Unjust Enrichment; European Business Regulation; Constitutional Principles of the European Union); Law Faculty prize for achieving the highest mark in Constitutional Principles of the EU on the BCL (2012)
2011: Lord Denning and Hardwicke Scholarships, Lincoln’s Inn
2008 – 2011: BA (Jurisprudence), Regent’s Park College, Oxford
Member of the 2010 Oxford Jessup International Law Moot Team, ranked 6th in the world during the international rounds in Washington DC.