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Lauren Godfrey

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UK Bar
Employment - South Eastern (Bar)
Band 2
Strengths

Lauren Godfrey (1 Crown Office Row)
Represents both claimant and respondent clients in connection with a vast array of employment matters. He has particular expertise relating to discrimination, whistle-blowing, trade unions and TUPE.
"Incredibly responsive and approachable. Always keen to provide practical advice that takes account not just of the law but also the wider context."
Recent work: Acted for the first respondent in a case concerning constructive unfair dismissal, redundancy, zero hours contracts and the applicability of TUPE.

Commercial Dispute Resolution - South Eastern (Bar)
Band 2
Strengths

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 adept at handling insolvency-related matters. He acts for a broad range of clients including insurers, banks and senior employees.
"He's very clear – clients like him because he is firm and easy to understand." "He does very detailed and very clear pleadings and he is very robust in court. He knows the pressures solicitors are working to and definitely tries to turn things around quickly."
Recent work: Acted for the claimant in ISL v Streamvue and Mr and Mrs Richards, a company law dispute in the High Court in respect of the defendant's alleged breach of fiduciary duties and asset stripping.