Lauren Le Franc General Information Before commencing pupillage, Lauren read law as an undergraduate, attaining several distinctions and the highest overall performance across commercial law subjects. She worked as a County Court Advocate for 2 years, appearing on behalf of clients in debt recovery and landlord and tenant matters. Representing clients across several practice areas in courts across the country, Lauren has gained experience of law in a practical setting and built up a varied practice. She has been praised for her exemplary time management, as well as her ability to build positive relationships with clients and members of the bar. During her first six pupillage, Lauren assisted with various matters, including a defamation case in the High Court, as well as injunctions, discrimination, family law, insurance claims and advisory in relation to insolvency. She seeks to build a common law practice with a mixture of advisory and litigation work. Areas of law Breach of Contract - Insurance Employment - Unfair Dismissal – Discrimination Media Law - Defamation Family Law Corporate Insolvency Appointments Lauren works part-time in-house with ASOS in relation to their Diversity, Equity & Inclusion policies and Employment/HR matters. Memberships The Budding Bar Middle Temple Awards Middle Temple Young Bar Moot, Semi-Finals, 2019 Named ‘Top 5 Alumni to Watch’, City University Magazine, 2019 Named Top 10 Powerful Women Leading the Sustainability Movement, Forbes Magazine, 2019 InterVarsity Moot, Inner Temple Semi Finals, 2016 Pro Bono Certificate, BPP University (completed 100 hours of voluntary legal work), 2015 Featured in: Business Insider, Digital Journal, Stock News, Marketplace, Value Investing News Languages Spanish Mandarin (Intermediate) Personal Interests Lauren runs an organic coffee farm and has been named Forbes Top 10 Women in Sustainability. She is passionate about social impact and the empowerment of women in the coffee supply chain. She also enjoys horse riding, tennis, and charitable work.