Lauren Evans

Special Counsel

Lauren is a Special Counsel at Pragma Lawyers, specialising in property and real estate transactions.

Lauren graduated from the University of Notre Dame Australia with a Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Arts in 2010, and was admitted to practice in the Supreme Court of Western Australia in 2011.

Lauren has spent over a decade working as a property lawyer, practising in top tier national and international firms and acting on matters spanning across all Australian jurisdictions.

Lauren has experience across a broad range of property and real estate matters, including due diligence; contract review and preparation; agricultural, commercial, industrial, port and retail leasing; the sale and purchase of land, including office buildings, shopping centres, agricultural land, interests in Crown land and residential land; government projects; land developments and access rights including easements and licences.

Due to the nature of property work, Lauren also has experience with business sales, FIRB applications and requirements, planning and environment related issues including native title and contamination, and GST and transfer duty laws and requirements as they relate to property transactions.

Having worked on a number of large-scale transactions and projects, including the purchase of iconic landmarks such as the Old Swan Brewery and large cattle stations across Western Australia and the Northern Territory, Lauren understands the need to provide clear, pragmatic and commercially minded advice to her clients with a focus on the bigger picture, while still ensuring impeccable attention to detail.