Lauren is a partner at Lawson Lundell LLP whose practice includes regulatory law, administrative law and commercial litigation, with a particular focus on regulatory compliance and environmental law issues. She has appeared as counsel in all levels of court in British Columbia, as well as before the Alberta Court of Queen’s Bench, the Ontario Court of Justice and the Ontario Court of Appeal.
In her regulatory practice, Lauren has experience advising clients in the oil and gas, forestry, mining, real estate development, aquaculture, power generation and clean energy industries on regulatory and environmental compliance, environmental auditing and due diligence. She also advises clients on matters related to the remediation of contaminated sites, including cost recovery actions for contaminated sites. Lauren has successfully defended clients in regulatory prosecutions and has advised clients under investigation for regulatory and environmental offences.
In her commercial litigation practice, Lauren has experience in a broad range of cases involving environmental issues, Indigenous law, commercial disputes, shareholder remedies, real estate issues, and construction disputes.
Lauren was recognized in Benchmark Canada’s 2018 & 2019 editorial as a Future Star. Lauren also regularly contributes to Lawson Lundell LLP’s Project Law Blog. She is a member of the Canadian and Vancouver Bar Associations and is the Vice President of Metro Vancouver Crime Stoppers.
Lauren completed her Bachelor of Arts at the University of Manitoba in 2004 and her LL.B., at the University of British Columbia in 2008. She was called to the British Columbia Bar in 2010 and the Ontario Bar in 2016.
Last Updated June 2019