Lauren Baldi 

Associate Solicitor

Call Lauren on: 020 3866 5723

email:Lauren.Baldi@beckfitzgerald.co.uk

 

 

About Lauren

Lauren is an Associate solicitor at Beck Fitzgerald who specialises in all types of proceedings concerning children, both in relation to disputes between family members in respect of children and whether the Local Authority has brought proceedings. Lauren has expertise in care proceedings involving complex issues of neglect, non-accidental injury,  sexual abuse and emotional harm.

 Lauren has been praised for providing an understanding  and supportive approach with her clients, being described by one client as “My beacon of hope when the world was against me.” Lauren is a keen advocate and enjoys representing her clients in court. Lauren believes that the best part of her job is being able to guide clients through a difficult legal process whilst also being a source of support.

Two major breakthroughs for access to justice

Clients from Beck Fitzgerald have put themselves forward to help us challenge two particularly unfair rules in the application of the legal aid ‘means test’. Trapped capital The brilliant Public Law Project took this matter to judicial review regarding the...

Domestic abuse awareness…much to be done

Two days ago, we saw the announcement that, under Jade’s law, parental responsibility will now be automatically suspended for parents who have been sentenced for killing someone they shared parental responsibility with. We welcome this announcement and what it...

Transparency in the family courts

It has been a long standing debate whether there should be more transparency in the family court. Until now, family court proceedings have been a strictly private and confidential process. Whilst this is essential to protect the privacy and safety of parties to family...

Transgender and the Family Courts

More than 250,000 people in England and Wales identify as transgender, according to the Census 2021 data which gave us the first true picture of gender identity in Britain. Awareness of transgender issues in the Family Court is gradually increasing however the law of...

Mediation – how can it help you?

We are using this opportunity to shine a light on mediation and how it can help resolve financial disputes or arrangements for children in a cooperative and non-adversarial manner.  What is Mediation? Family mediation is a voluntary process in which a professionally...

LASPOA – 10 years on

Ten years have passed since the Legal Aid Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act (LASPOA) devastated access to justice. A staggering 80% of family law cases were removed from scope leaving tens of thousands of families unsure and insecure about their legal rights...

The Times best law firms

The Times Best Law Firms   Beck Fitzgerald are delighted to have been named in The Times ‘Best Law Firms 2023’ publication for family law. This is a brilliant achievement for the firm and acknowledges the hard work and dedication of the team. We would like to thank...

Until we have a level playing field justice will remain a challenge

‘Until we have a level playing field justice in the family courts will remain a challenge. The system needs proper funding and we need fast action to implement ctitical changes highlighted in the Harm Panels review. This really cannot wait’ Victims of domestic abuse...

Beck Fitzgerald appoints two new Directors and five Associates

We are delighted to announce that we have invited Amy Woolfenden and Sarah Stace to become Directors of Beck Fitzgerald with immediate effect. Sarah will continue to lead and mentor in private client, finance and unmarried family cases and Amy will continue to head up...

The Problem with the nuts and bolts…

How process and procedure mitigate against fairness in cases involving coercive and controlling behaviour in the family courts. I want to take a few moments to give you my thoughts about how process and procedure (often way before cases arrive in court) inadvertently...

The Domestic Abuse Act

The Domestic Abuse Bill received royal ascent on the 29th April 2021 and will be implemented later this year.  The Act brings in important changes, many of which have been received positively by the sector and will lead to important developments enabling practitioners...

Lauren has worked closely with me on two cases and has always demonstrated professionalism and has gone the extra mile supporting me with my legal matters. Beck Fitzgerald have been supporting me on civil court matters for a long period of time, I have received excellent service and support from them with regards to advise and in-court support.