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Lauren Smith  Solicitor

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T: 01922 707048
M: 07736 889065
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Lauren graduated from the university of Derby in 2011 where she read Law before going on to complete her Legal Practice Course at the University of Law located in Birmingham. Lauren completed her training contact with a local high street firm before joining Enoch Evans as a newly qualified Solicitor in 2016.
Based in our Walsall Office, Lauren is a member of the Commercial Litigation Department and has broad knowledge of and practical experience in dealing with a variety of disputes that arise in the commercial setting. In particular Lauren has developed a specialism for commercial property disputes and regularly assists both commercial landlords and tenants in respect of disputes arising from commercial leases. Lauren also tries to offer her clients practical solutions in order to avoid lengthy and complex litigation if at all possible.
Lauren can assist with the following matters:
Breach of commercial contract terms
Breach of commercial lease terms
Dilapidations claims
Forfeiture of commercial leases
Renewal of commercial leases
Shareholder/Director disputes; and
Residential landlord and tenant matters
Recent Experience/Notable work:
Reaching a settlement of a notable size on behalf of a client in a complex shareholder/breach of director’s duties claim.
Acting on behalf of a commercial tenant in respect of a dilapidations claim where the landlord had sought to change the use of the building.
Securing a costs award in favour of her client which was equal to five times the amount of fixed costs ordinarily available in residential possession proceedings.
Dealing with the forfeiture of a commercial lease by way of possession proceedings brought in Birmingham County Court as a result of a related Business Purchase Agreement.
Memberships and Asociations:
Lauren is also a Committee Member of the Wolverhampton and Black Country Junior Lawyers Division and enjoys assisting with the organising of the variety of events the Division hosts to other junior lawyers in the local area.
Lauren is a member of Walsall and Birmingham Law Society
Hobbies & interests:

In her spare time Lauren enjoys travelling to places such as South Africa and Thailand. She also enjoys skiing, camping, attending festivals and going shopping.
What the Clients say:
Many thanks for all your hard work in achieving this outcome in what have proved to be trying and testing circumstances for us all in more ways than one. In the final result, much appreciated by us all!