Lauren joined Kingsley Napley in 2017 as a legal assistant within the Court of Protection team. She deals with the management of deputyships, with a focus on clients diagnosed with dementia and those that have suffered medical negligence resulting in serious brain injuries and long term impairments.
As part of her role, Lauren is responsible for the day to day management of clients’ financial affairs. This includes making applications to the Court of Protection, the payment of care and other medical services, along with the management of investments, bank accounts and property. She is required to keep a thorough record of all financial transactions relating to each client and to report back to the Office of the Public Guardian on an annual basis.
She is also the main point of contact for clients, carers and family members and is able to provide support and guidance for those connected to someone who has lost capacity in this area.
Lauren studied law at university and completed the Legal Practice Course at the University of Law in Guildford. Before joining Kingsley Napley she worked for Charles Russell Speechlys as part of the deputyship team. She has also gained experience working in criminal law and became an accredited Police Station Representative in 2015.