Lauren Chambers

Partner, Head of Litigation

Lauren is a senior litigation solicitor and Partner, with over 15 years experience of advising on litigation matters. She is assisted by Kayleigh Dowty.  Lauren qualified as a litigation solicitor in Cornwall in 2003 after passing the Legal Practice Course with distinction at Guildford. She completed her training contract at Thrall Ryder Solicitors in Truro, joining us in 2015. She became a partner in 2016. She is based in our Peacehaven office and her clients include commercial and private landlords, business owners, employers and private individuals. Lauren is also a Trustee at St Wilfrids Hospice.

Lauren advises on a wide range of disputes. Lauren’s recent cases have included advising employees on the terms of settlement agreements, settling large commercial disputes, negotiating settlement of estates in  contested probate cases, boundary dispute claims, possession claims for private landlords and preparation of terms and conditions and employment contracts for business websites. Lauren has been commended by her clients for her exceptional service and advice and her cool and professional approach. She will balance her clients needs with a practical eye to the costs of any litigation in order to obtain the best possible outcome for each client.

Outside of work Lauren enjoys going to the theatre, eating out and yoga.

News and media

  • Blog
    • Posted on March 31, 2020
      2020 is going to be a year of change for many Landlords with new legislation coming into effect covering everything from tenancy fees to energy efficiency. A very quick guide to some of the changes that may affect you are as follows:
      Read more...
    • Posted on March 30, 2020
      The Court rules put in place to govern Possession hearings have been amended with immediate effect from the 27th of March 2020. They will postpone all Possession Proceedings and all proceedings seeking to enforce an Order for Possession for a period of 90 days.

      What does this mean?
      This means that Landlords will not be able to evict tenants, with the exception of injunctive proceedings in emergency cases. Whilst this of course provides important protection for tenants, it does create a difficult situation for Landlords, especially where large amounts of rent arrears are due and subsequently accruing.

      I’m a Landlord, what should I do?
      If you are a Landlord and you would like to discuss this subject in any further detail please do not hesitate to contact either Lauren Chambers, Kayleigh Dowty or Sarah Rebello on 01323 875050 or email litigation@barwells.com .
      Read more...
    • Posted on August 6, 2019
      As all landlords know you now need to make sure that your tenants receive the Governments “How to Rent” booklet; and that it MUST be the version that is current to the date that the tenancy started.
      Read more...

Expert legal advice you can rely on,
get in touch today:

Please let us know you are not a robot