Lauren Rowan
Principal Lawyer
+61 8 8236 1351
+61 402 902 524
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Areas of Expertise

Resolution, Recoveries and Disputes

Lauren has over 10 years' experience in litigation and dispute resolution, acting for clients in various industries including banking and financial services, property, leasing and Government.  She specialises in secured and unsecured recoveries for major Australian Banks and lending institutions while also experienced in insolvency, advising lenders, creditors and insolvency practitioners in respect of debt recovery and enforcement.

Lauren also works closely with relevant Government departments and the Crown Solicitor's Office in relation to compulsory land acquisitions matters. She takes a commercial and practical approach to resolving disputes, which is particularly relevant when advising banks and lending institutions.

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Secured recovery litigation

Representing a major Bank in contentious secured recovery litigation, including a Supreme Court trial, in which judgment was obtained in favour of the Bank.

Successful recovery disputes

Successfully resolving a contested and contentious secured and unsecured recovery disputes and legal proceedings by way of informal negotiations, avoiding the need for any or further litigation and positive outcomes for all parties and including documenting settlement agreements.

Compulsory acquisition

Acting for a government department in relation to compulsory acquisition proceedings, including preparation of settlement documentation, applications for payment of money out of the Supreme Court Suitors’ Fund to relevant parties and liaising with various interest holders in relation to the acquisition process.

Tenant enforcement

Representing a national landlord in connection with all its tenant enforcement action.

Unsecured debt recovery

Reviewing and advising on position of a stockbroking client regarding enforcement options in respect of a significant unsecured debt. Advised strategy resulted in a prompt settlement offer and successful resolution in high risk circumstances for our client.

Judgment enforcement

Enforcing judgments in the South Australian, Victorian and New South Wales jurisdictions for various clients, and by way of agency for interstate clients, including by way of Statutory Demands and Winding Up proceedings, Bankruptcy Notices and Sequestration Orders.