Lauren is a partner at Virtus Law and is an experienced commercial litigator with a focus on restructuring and insolvency. She has advised and assisted one of the first foreign companies in successfully obtaining a scheme moratorium after the 2017 amendments to the Singapore Companies Act (Cap.50) (which resulted in the first reported judgment on the requirements of a scheme moratorium); acted for a financial institutional (secured) lender in a separate scheme moratorium and successfully obtaining a carve out for her client; acted for the agent bank of a syndicate of banks in the restructuring of the obligations of a business trust through the placing of its trustee manager under a scheme of arrangement, which was the first of its kind; acted for a global freight forwarder in a complex Singapore High Court matter involving allegations of breach of duty of care; and acted for a Singapore public listed company and its subsidiary in a complicated vessel-related dispute.
Lauren has appeared at all levels of the Singapore courts, including the Court of Appeal and also has been involved in SIAC/ HKIAC / LMAA arbitrations. Lauren is qualified in practise in Singapore and England & Wales.
She is a member of the Singapore Law Society and is Secretary to the International Women's Insolvency and Restructuring Confederation (Singapore).
She was recognised by Global Restructuring Review (GRR) in 'Names to know in Singapore' in June 2018.
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