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Lauren Godfrey

London, UK UK Bar Guide 2021 Ranked in 2 departments
Ranked in : Employment , Commercial Dispute Resolution
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Employment - South Eastern (Bar)

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Lauren Godfrey
Represents both claimant and respondent clients in connection with a vast array of employment matters. He is especially proficient in unfair dismissal claims.
Strengths: "Great with clients and gets to the heart of the claim quickly."
Recent work: Acted for the respondent in a claim brought by a father who argued that he was the victim of reverse discrimination on the grounds of his sex and parental responsibilities, when the respondent asked him to return to a full-time role or face redundancy.
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Commercial Dispute Resolution - South Eastern (Bar)

Band 2

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Lauren Godfrey
Adept at handling a broad array of commercial disputes, including cases concerning professional negligence, restraint of trade, breach of fiduciary duties, confidential information, IP rights and data protection. He is also experienced in the handling of insolvency-related matters. He acts for a broad range of clients including insurers, banks and senior employees.
Strengths: "Great with clients and gets to the heart of the claim quickly."
Recent work: Acted for Classic Consulting in an unlawful means conspiracy claim against a group of former employees and a client, who allegedly conspired to transfer business away from the claimant.
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Practice Areas

Lauren’s practice covers commercial, corporate, chancery, discrimination, employment and engages issues of professional negligence, restraint of trade, company, partnership, LLP, breach of fiduciary duties, directors’ duties, unfair prejudice, insolvency, derivative claims, confidential information, intellectual property rights and data protection.

Lauren has acted for a full range of clients including banks, insurers, finance companies, directors, shareholders, partners, senior employees, local authorities, central government, trade unions, and not-for-profit entities.

Prior to the Bar, Lauren had a successful career as a senior trade union advocate representing executives and senior staff in the Telecoms sector, the Civil Service and the NHS.

Lauren has 13 years’ experience as a sessional law lecturer teaching Company Law, Labour Law and research methodology.

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Lauren Godfrey

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