Lauren Burke Barrister

Lauren Burke


Room 2702

Henry Winneke Chambers

Level 27 140 William Street Melbourne VIC 3000

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Lauren Burke accepts briefs in common law, commercial and criminal matters.

Particularly –

  • class actions;
  • public liability;
  • intentional torts;
  • transport accidents;
  • workers' compensation; and
  • statutory recoveries.

Before the bar, Lauren ran a substantial litigation practice for nearly five years at Lander & Rogers and Thomson Geer. 

As a lawyer, Lauren managed a large portfolio of public liability, transport accidents, workers’ compensation and recovery matters. Some of which, was complex litigation. Lauren managed a multi-million-dollar personal injury class action brought by nearly 100 plaintiffs. 

Lauren is a skilled advocate and strong negotiator. As a lawyer, she appeared in contested applications and made submissions at multi-partite mediations regularly. At times, opposed to eminent silk. 

Lauren’s paperwork is accurate and quick. As a lawyer, Lauren had considerable drafting experience and gave advice on complex liability and quantum issues. 

Before common law, Lauren worked on significant commercial litigation.

Lauren accepts electronic and hard copy briefs. As well as briefs at short notice and circuit work. Lauren will appear at trials, appeals and applications – led or unled. As well as mediations and settlement conferences. 

Lauren is reading with Dugald McWilliams and her senior mentor is James Gorton QC. 

To get in touch with Lauren Burke | or for more information please contact the Clerk on: +61 3 9225 7222 or