Lauren Milne is a senior associate at Morris. Lauren graduated in 2002 with a BA/LLB from the University of Auckland.
Lauren began her career at Russell McVeagh before moving to the specialist litigation firm LeeSalmonLong, where she was a senior associate. Most recently, Lauren was a senior associate at MinterEllisonRuddWatts.
Lauren has extensive experience in a wide range of litigation matters including contractual breaches, company and shareholder disputes, construction claims regarding both residential and commercial property, lease disputes, debt recovery and insolvency proceedings, negligence and restraint of trade claims. Lauren has appeared regularly in the District Court and High Court and represented clients in mediations and other alternative dispute resolution forums. Lauren now specialises in complex trust, estate and relationship property disputes.
Lauren’s experience in both advocacy and commercial litigation lends itself well to high net worth private client matters and trust, estate and relationship property disputes.
Advising a high net worth individual on various contentious trust and estate claims in relation to assets worth hundreds of millions of dollars and spanning numerous jurisdictions.
Acting for the mother in an urgent Family Court application to rescind orders preventing her from having care of her children.
Seeking guardianship directions in the Family Court on behalf of a mother.
Acting for the husband in a significant relationship property dispute, involving assets and companies with considerable value and jurisdictional disputes.
Acting for the wife in a constructive trust claim following separation.