Lauren Appleton

Solicitor - Commercial Property

Lauren is a Solicitor and specialises in Commercial Property based at our Newcastle office working closely with Heather Thompson.

Lauren can advise in relation to:

  • Sales – acting for clients on disposals of commercial properties including auction sales
  • Purchases – acting for clients in their acquisition of commercial properties in a variety of sectors including auction purchases.
  • Landlord & Tenant – Lauren deals with all aspects of lease transactions including new leases (acting for both Landlord and Tenant), lease assignments, underletting and alterations.
  • Corporate finance and refinance – acting for clients to raise finance over existing assets whether that be the next step for their business plans or to pursue new ventures.

Clients: Lauren acts for a wide range of clients including individuals and small businesses to larger corporate structures from an array of sectors such as engineering and manufacturing, retail and property investors and developers.

Lauren's Approach: Lauren is friendly and approachable with good attention to detail. Lauren will always strive for the best for her clients, taking the time to understand a transaction at the outset and working with clients to meet their timescales.

Lauren was born in and grew up in Newcastle-under-Lyme and still lives in this area. She enjoys going the gym and she thinks exercise really helps with mental health.

Before Lauren qualified she worked for the NHS for many years whilst completing Law degree at the University of Derby and then later the LPC at Staffordshire University. Following completion of her LPC, Lauren joined a large regional firm as a Paralegal in November 2015 in their commercial property team and started her training contract in April 2017 subsequently qualifying with the same firm in their Commercial Property team in October 2018.

Nowell Meller Journey: Lauren joined Nowell Meller in November 2021 into the Commercial Property team.