Senior Associate

Lauren Buckley

Lauren Buckley

Senior Associate


Legal secretary: Rebecca Foster

+61 3 8600 8891

Lauren is a Senior Associate in KCL Law’s Litigation and Dispute Resolution practice and works across a wide range of areas. Lauren’s approach to her practice is to provide advice in a straight forward manner and to engage with clients to achieve commercial outcomes.

Lauren’s experience is diverse and includes having acted in a range of contractual and construction disputes, lease disputes, and corporation and employment law matters. She is an experienced litigator in all Victorian jurisdictions, as well as the Federal Court and High Court of Australia.

Prior to joining KCL Law in 2017, Lauren spent almost seven years at Norton Gledhill — a Melbourne commercial law firm which has since merged with Piper Alderman. During this time, Lauren worked predominantly in the Commercial Litigation practice while gaining experience in both corporate and employment law.

Lauren was admitted to practice in March 2011, after completing a Bachelor of Science majoring in Chemistry and Genetics and a Bachelor of Laws from La Trobe University, and is a member of the Law Institute of Victoria.

Areas of practice

Litigation and dispute resolution

  • Australian consumer law
  • Corporations and director’s duties
  • Contractual claims
  • Employment issues
  • Trusts and probate
  • Building and construction, including Security of Payment
  • Commercial and retail leases
  • Insurance
  • Guarantees and indemnities
  • Negligence actions
  • Partnerships and joint ventures
  • Common law

Alternative dispute resolution

  • Mediation

Professional memberships

  • Law Institute of Victoria

Admitted to practice

  • March 2011 — Supreme Court of Victoria