Lauren Guy

Lauren Guy

Director, Family Solicitor and Collaborative Lawyer

Phone: 01273 658012

Lauren is a specialist family lawyer and collaborative lawyer and a committed member of Resolution, the nationwide organisation of family lawyers committed to a constructive and conciliatory approach to family law issues. She is passionate in her belief that many families can achieve the best outcome by adopting a dispute resolution process and avoiding litigation which can often exacerbate conflict within the family. She is also experienced in representing clients within court proceedings when cases cannot be resolved by other means.

Career History

Lauren joined Edward Cooke Family Law as a Director in January 2021 and heads up the Brighton office. Lauren has worked in family law since 2006 and qualified as a solicitor in 2011, and is also a Resolution trained Collaborative Lawyer.

Lauren was recognised as a recommended lawyer at her previous firm in the Legal 500 for the last two consecutive years. 'Lauren Guy is an excellent up and coming solicitor and is very supportive of her clients.’ – Legal 500 2020

Areas of Work

Lauren is able to assist with a wide range of family matters including financial issues arising on divorce and separation, child arrangements, separation, divorce and nuptial agreements.  She is a qualified Collaborative Lawyer. 

With particular expertise in cases involving children, including child arrangements, parental responsibility, removal from the jurisdiction and special guardianship, Lauren also has a special interest in alternative family structures such as surrogacy, donor conception and co-parenting and has assisted same sex, opposite sex and single parents.

Lauren appreciates that clients are often experiencing a time of personal stress and transition, she aims to guide them with sensitivity through their particular situation by offering tailored and sensible legal advice and representation.

Professional Background

Lauren is a member of the Law Society Family Panel and is a Resolution Accredited specialist in Children Law (Private) and Complex Financial Remedies 2 (Medium to High Net worth).

Lauren is a member of the East Sussex Resolution Committee and of two local collaborative pods, Brightpod and Worthing POD. 

Outside of Work

Outside of work Lauren enjoys watching live music and reading.


Make an Appointment

Save where it is necessary for you to visit us in person, we conduct all appointments by video conferencing including Zoom, Microsoft Teams, Skype, and other platforms. We have been undertaking online client appointments, remote court hearings, online mediation, conferences and settlement meetings throughout the pandemic and are very familiar with using a wide range of online platforms.

You can make an online appointment by completing the online submission form in the box below, or if you would rather speak to a member of
our team please call 01243 769001.