Lauren Deane

Lauren Deane

Senior Associate

Lauren joined Hughes Fowler Carruthers in 2015 after qualifying as a solicitor in 2013.

Lauren provides specialist legal advice on all aspects of family law including divorce, financial arrangements on relationship breakdown, private law children matters and pre-nuptial, post-nuptial and cohabitation agreements.

Lauren is adept at dealing with complex and high net worth financial matters, the majority of which have an international angle.  She has considerable experience in matters involving trust structures, family businesses and complex tax issues.

Lauren’s practice also includes private law children disputes, including international relocation and living arrangements.

Lauren has a particular interest in EU law and has been a key contributor to the work of Resolution’s Brexit Working Party.  She is a member of Resolution’s International Committee.

Lauren guides clients with practical and intelligent advice.  She is astute, thorough and determined to find a path through complicated situations to achieve solutions for her clients, whether through negotiation, litigation, mediation or arbitration.

Lauren works with Pauline Fowler, Mark Harper and Caroline Park, who describe her as “an exceptionally intelligent lawyer” and “incredibly hardworking”, as well as someone who “builds excellent relationships with her clients”.

Interests: Spanish (language and culture), cooking, countryside walks.



New College, University of Oxford, MA (Oxon), Jurisprudence

BPP Law School, Legal Practice Course



Trained at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP 2011-2013

Solicitor at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP 2013-2014

Solicitor at Vardags 2014-2015

Joined Hughes Fowler Carruthers in 2015


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