Lauren joined Taylor Bracewell in December 2014, becoming a Partner in April 2018.
Lauren is Joint Head of Wills, Probate and Trusts. Lauren also Heads up the Sheffield office.
Sheffield born and bred, Lauren qualified as a Solicitor in 2006 and has over 12 years Post Qualification Experience specialising in Wills and Probate. Working at several firms throughout South Yorkshire Lauren is well known in the region for her advanced expertise, meticulous attention to detail and empathic approach to clients needs and circumstances.
Lauren is a member of STEP (Society of Trusts and Estates Practitioners) and is a fully qualified TEP (Trusts and Estates Practitioner). STEP is the leading worldwide professional body for practitioners in the field of trusts and estates. This means that Lauren is an expert when it comes to advising clients on how best to manage their affairs, and has both specialist qualifications and experience in inheritance and succession planning.
Lauren specialises in a variety of different matters, including drafting Wills, Inheritance Tax Planning and Asset Protection, as well as Probate and Administration of Estates, Powers of Attorney and Court of Protection matters.
What area of law do you specialise in?
Wills, Trusts, Probate, Inheritance Tax Planning, Asset Protection, Powers of Attorney and Court of Protection work.
How many years have you worked in this field?
I qualified as a Solicitor in 2006 – I have worked in this area since 2004 when I was a Trainee Solicitor
What is the main reason you got into law?
I always had an interest in the law from a young age. I used to love watching detective programmes with my dad when I was young and said that I wanted to be a Solicitor from being about 10.
What is the best part of working for Taylor Bracewell?
Getting to do what I love each day when I come to work. I get to meet lots of different people and help them out in a variety of ways. Many people are daunted about coming to see a Solicitor so it is nice to alleviate any fears they have and help them with their problems.
What do you enjoy outside of work?
Spending time with my family and friends. I love going on holiday and having weekends away with my husband and son.