Lauren advises on all aspects of real estate transactions with a particular focus on build and lease contracts for industrial, retail and commercial projects. She has acted for several large retail and commercial landlord and tenant clients, both in the Middle East and New Zealand.

Prior to joining DLA Piper, Lauren spent three years working in the real estate team at New Zealand’s largest commercial law firm. This provided her with experience advising New Zealand's largest property investors and developers on all aspects of real estate transactions, including real estate acquisitions and disposals, leasing, developments and finance, as well as property restructuring and insolvency.