Lauren Patford-Smith

Senior Lawyer
Telephone (+61 3) 9870 9870
Fax (+61 3) 9870 5704

Lauren holds a Bachelor of Legal Studies, a Bachelor of Laws and a Masters of Applied Law (Family Law), and was admitted to practice in 2009.

Lauren spent her first few years of practice in Victoria acting in Family Law, Criminal Law, and Wills & Estates matters. Since 2010 she has practised exclusively in Family Law and has experience in preparing and advising on financial agreements, formalising settlements between parties and spousal maintenance issues.

She also has experience in complex children’s matters including formalising living arrangements, relocations and international relocations of children, and recovery applications.

As a member of our Family Law team, Lauren brings empathy and a common sense approach to resolving Family Law and Domestic matters and achieving a suitable resolution for her clients.

In her spare time, Lauren enjoys sleeping, reading and spending time with her family. She is also a keen Essendon Football Club supporter.

  • Areas of Practice »
    • Family Law
  • Professional Qualifications »
    • Barrister & Solicitor – Supreme Court of Victoria
    • Masters of Applied Law (Family Law)
    • Bachelor of Laws 
    • Bachelor of Legal Studies