Lauren Palmer

Legal Assistant


Lauren is a Legal Assistant in the Litigation Group, based in the firm’s London office.

Prior to joining Dehns, Lauren studied Law at the University of Bristol. During her degree, she completed a unit in Intellectual Property, which is what initially sparked her interest in patent and trade mark law.

Lauren joined Dehns in 2019 as a Patent Paralegal in the firm’s Oxford office. She developed an extensive knowledge of patent formalities during that time and qualified as an IP Paralegal member of the Chartered Institute of Patent Attorneys (CIPA) in 2020. She now sits on the Editorial Board of the CIPA Journal, along with having written several articles for the Journal herself.

Lauren was promoted to the role of Legal Assistant in September 2022, and is currently studying for the Solicitors Qualifying Examination (SQE). She passed her SQE1 Functioning Legal Knowledge (FLK) assessments in July 2023, with marks of 78% in Paper 1 (FLK1) and 74% in Paper 2 (FLK2), placing her in the top quintile of candidates who sat those papers.



Lauren supports the Litigation Group on a variety of contentious and non-contentious matters.


Qualifications and Memberships

  • IP Paralegal Member of the Chartered Institute of Patent Attorneys (CIPA)
  • Postgraduate Certificate in Legal Practice (Solicitor Part 1), BPP Law School, 2023 – Distinction


Higher Education

  • LLB Law, University of Bristol, 2018



  • Lauren was the Winner of the “Best Patent Paralegal” Award in the 2022 National Paralegal Awards as a result of the work she did during her time as a Patent Paralegal.

Contact details

St Bride’s House
10 Salisbury Square
United Kingdom

+44 (0)20 7632 7200


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