Lauren is an Associate in the Entertainment, Media and IP Department.
Lauren has experience with a range of commercial litigation matters with a particular focus on the media sector with phone hacking claims, reputation management, copyright infringement, defamation and privacy.
Lauren has extensive experience with phone-hacking claims, assisting with claims brought by individuals against both News Group Newspapers and Mirror Group Newspapers. She was part of the team that successfully expanded the scope of the litigation against News Group Newspapers to include the Sun, and broadened the time period over which it is alleged that phone hacking took place.
Lauren assisted Chris Hutchings in the first successful claim for misuse of private information and invasion of privacy against Channel 5’s television programme “Can’t Pay? We’ll Take it Away”.
Lauren also has experience with internet take down requests in relation to defamatory content published online and removal from search engines.
Lauren graduated from the University of Sussex in 2013 before completing the LPC at the University of Law, attaining a Distinction. Lauren joined Hamlins in 2015, becoming a Trainee Solicitor in 2016 and qualifying in 2018.