Barrister Profile



Year of Call: 2012

Main Areas of Practice

Administrative Law or Judicial Review
Criminal Law
Defamation Law or Privacy Law


Lauren read Law before completing a Master’s degree in Criminology at the University of Cambridge, specialising in the approaches to prosecuting fraud and white-collar crime in Northern Ireland. She was awarded the Attorney General’s Pupillage Prize 2012-13 for an essay examining human rights issues surrounding votes for prisoners. She has a particular interest in financial crime and financial regulation, having worked on cases involving fraud, bribery, proceeds of crime and the Financial Services Act 2013. Her wider practice involves a range of criminal, judicial review, civil and extradition cases.


Master of Philosophy (MPhil), Criminology and Criminological Research, Peterhouse, University of Cambridge. Specialism: fraud in Northern Ireland.

Bachelor of Arts (BA) 2.1, Law, Corpus Christi College, University of Cambridge

2009 - 2010; Chair of the Nicholas Bacon Law Society, Corpus Christi College, University of Cambridge

Appointment to the Attorney General’s Junior Counsel Panel


Criminal: Appearances in the Magistrates Court, Crown Court and the Court of Appeal. Extradition cases in the County Court. Judicial Review: Appearance in the Court of Appeal on behalf of the Attorney General. Advices on the reforms to financial regulation and publicity measures introduced by the Financial Services Act 2012.