Lauren’s practice includes regulatory law, administrative law and commercial litigation, with a particular focus on environmental law issues. She has appeared as counsel in all levels of court in British Columbia, as well as before the Alberta Court of Queen’s Bench, the Ontario Court of Justice and the Ontario Court of Appeal.

In her regulatory practice, Lauren has experience advising clients in the forestry, mining, real estate development, aquaculture, construction, power generation and clean energy industries on environmental compliance, environmental assessments, environmental auditing and due diligence. She also advises clients on matters related to the remediation of contaminated sites, including cost recovery actions for contaminated sites. Lauren has successfully defended clients in regulatory prosecutions and has advised clients under investigation for regulatory and environmental offences. 

Prior to joining Lawson Lundell LLP, Lauren served as a judicial law clerk at the British Columbia Court of Appeal.

Professional Activities

  • Canadian Bar Association, Member
  • Vancouver Bar Association, Member

Community Activities

  • Metro Vancouver Crime Stoppers, Vice President

Recognitions & Rankings

Recognitions & Rankings

  • Benchmark Canada: The Guide to Canada’s Leading Litigation Firms and Attorneys, 2021: recognized as a Litigation Star
  • Benchmark Litigation 40 and Under Hotlist (2018-2021)
  • David Neil Hossie, QC Prize in Corporation Law
  • Superior Court Judges’ Scholarship
  • Panvini Scholarship in Law
  • David Roberts Prize in Legal Writing

News & Publications

Speaking Engagements

Speaking Engagements

  • Lauren Cook presents "Hot Calls - Environmental and Workplace Health and Safety Incidents CLE”, Vancouver, BC, December 8, 2017
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Bar Admissions

  • British Columbia (2010)
  • Ontario (2016)


University of Manitoba (B.A. (Hons), 2004)

University of British Columbia (LL.B., 2008)

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