Lauren McGuirl joined CEDR in July 2019 as the Director of Commercial Disputes. Lauren is responsible for the strategic leadership of the commercial disputes practice at CEDR. Lauren actively develops mediation schemes and client tailored alternative dispute resolution solutions. Lauren also oversees the hundreds of mediations conducted by CEDR each year by its domestic and global panel of top quality mediators.
Lauren comes to CEDR after nearly a decade in private practice as a lawyer. A former senior associate in Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP’s Dispute Resolution Team in London, Lauren has over 10 years experience in the domestic and international dispute resolution sectors. Prior to joining CEDR, Lauren represented international financial institutions and multi-national corporations in a broad range of multi-jurisdictional litigation and contentious regulatory matters.
Lauren is an accredited mediator and is dual qualified as a lawyer in New York, New York USA and a solicitor advocate in England & Wales. Lauren studied Accounting and Finance at DeSales University in the United States and Law at St Catherine’s College, University of Oxford.