Lauren Castledine is a Special Counsel in DLA Piper's Sydney office. Lauren has a broadly-based corporate practice, gained from private practice and in-house in Sydney and London, which has encompassed high value mergers and acquisitions, complex demergers, reorganisations and returns of value, joint ventures and partnership arrangements, public sector work, corporate governance and company law advisory work.

Lauren has advised many prominent multinational corporates and financial institutions across a wide diversity of sectors and industries in respect of a broad range of corporate and commercial matters in various jurisdictions. She has also advised the UK Government on a number of matters, including in relation to troubled banks during the global financial crisis and the establishment of the Green Investment Bank.