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 a Director of 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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