Lauren's clients benefit from her language skills and multi-jurisdictional experience.
Lauren is an associate in our Sports Group, based in London.
She advises on a range of sports-related issues including anti-doping and other disciplinary matters, challenges to regulatory decisions, rules and regulations, constitutions and governance, and a range of contractual disputes.
Lauren has acted for international and national governing bodies and organisations, event organisers, clubs, other rights holders and individuals across a range of sports including equestrian, motor sports, football, rugby union, cricket, and tennis.
Recent work includes representing international federations, alongside Jonathan Taylor, in anti-doping matters before the Court of Arbitration for Sport; acting for an international federation in respect of a membership dispute; and acting for an event organiser on a comprehensive rewrite of its anti-doping programme to bring it into line with the 2015 World Anti-Doping Code.
Lauren is qualified to practise law in three jurisdictions: New York (2013), Quebec (2013), and England and Wales (2015). She studied at McGill University in Montreal, where she obtained degrees in Civil Law and Common Law, as well as a Bachelor of Commerce with concentrations in Finance and Strategic Management.
Having lived, studied and worked in North America, Europe and Australia, she has significant international experience and speaks English and French fluently, with intermediate knowledge of German, and conversational skills in Italian.