Lauren Waterton

Lauren Waterton

Solicitor, Collaborative Lawyer

 

Lauren joined Family Law Partners in February 2017.  She has worked in family law since 2006 and qualified as a solicitor in 2011. Lauren is also a Resolution trained Collaborative Lawyer.

Lauren specialises in family matters including separation, divorce, matrimonial finances, nuptial agreements, cohabitee disputes and disputes around arrangements for children. Lauren appreciates that clients are often experiencing a time of personal stress and transition. She aims to guide them with sensitivity through their particular situation by offering tailored and sensible legal advice and representation.

Lauren is a member of Resolution, the nationwide organisation of family lawyers committed to a constructive and conciliatory approach to family law issues. She is passionate in her belief that many families can achieve their best outcome by adopting a dispute resolution process and avoiding litigation which can often exacerbate conflict within the family.  She is also experienced in representing clients within Court proceedings when cases cannot be resolved by other means.

Lauren is a member of the Law Society Family Panel and a committee member for East Sussex Resolution and YRes.  Lauren sits as a representative of East Sussex Resolution on the Sussex Family Justice Board and the Private Children Sub Committee of the board.  Lauren has previously been chair of West Sussex YRes and vice-chair of the Thames Valley Family Lawyers Society.

Outside of work Lauren enjoys watching live music and is a member of a local book club.