Partner

Lauren was admitted to practice in 2011 and became a partner of Rennick & Gaynor in April 2018.  Lauren has represented an array of clients, including both private clients and corporations, in relation to property, commercial and leasing matters.

Lauren has extensive experience in the niche area of compulsory acquisition, advising and representing landowners whose land has been resumed by a government/statutory authority in relation to claims for compensation under the Land Acquisition and Compensation Act 1986 and the Planning and Environment Act 1987. She has resolved such claims either by negotiation or via litigation.  Lauren has been instrumental to the new compulsory acquisition law following the decisions in Minister for Energy, Environment and Climate Change v Megson [2019] VSCA 19, Capela v Minister for Energy, Environment and Climate Change [2018] VSC 360 and Plunkett v Roads Corporation [2019] VSC 39.

On a personal level, Lauren is passionate about the law and what it represents. She is highly motivated and hard-working to deliver client service to the best possible standard.  Lauren maintains trusted client relationships by being reliable and giving thorough and complete advice in every matter.

Practice Areas
  • Property Law & Conveyancing
  • Compulsory Land Acquisition
  • Corporate & Commercial
Qualifications
  • Bachelor of Arts
  • Bachelor of Law
Memberships
  • Australian Property Institute Certified Property Practitioner (Law)
  • Member of Law Institute of Victoria
  • Member of Victorian Planning & Environmental Law Association