Lauren ArmstrongSenior Associate
Lauren is a highly experienced government administrative lawyer with over seven years’ experience in the public sector performing in-house legal roles. Lauren brings valuable insights from working with clients experiencing significant legislative, environmental and operational changes.
What she does
Lauren works with the government, workplace and insurance teams at Sparke Helmore, advising on regulatory responsibilities, work health and safety (WHS), public interest disclosures, investigations, common law and statutory work injury claims. She has a wealth of expertise in administrative law, administrative decision-making, statutory interpretation and legislative development and implementation.
Who she works with
Lauren assists Commonwealth and ACT Government agencies and private sector organisations.
Lauren has a Bachelor of Laws and a Bachelor of Business, majoring in Human Resource Management, from Griffith University on the Gold Coast. Lauren also has a Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety.
Life before Sparkes
Before joining Sparkes, Lauren was an Acting Principal Lawyer at the Aged Care Quality and Safety Commission and has previously worked with the Commonwealth Department of Health and Aged Care and Comcare.
Lauren is also a Legal Officer in the Royal Australian Navy Reserve.
Life outside of Sparkes
Lauren loves to bake and is most proud of a unicorn cake she created for a third birthday. Lauren also enjoys keeping active by going to the gym and chasing after her Golden Retriever and loves escaping to the coast for a swim and some sun at any opportunity.