Lauren Butler – BA , MA , GDL, LPC
Senior Immigration Adviser
Member of the Law Society’s Immigration Panel
Lauren Butler joined Fountain Solicitors in 2018. A dual national of the USA and the UK, Lauren has a Masters Degree in International Studies and has worked in refugee advocacy in the US and Croatia. She was a Fulbright Fellow in the Faculty of Law at Zagreb University. She received scholarships to study law at Manchester Law School, completing the Graduate Diploma in Law and the Legal Practice Course with distinction.
Lauren is a Senior Immigration Caseworker qualified by the Law Society of England and Wales. She has previously worked at Rochdale Law Centre and Bolton Citizens Advice, where she specialised in asylum, refugee family reunion, and domestic violence settlement applications. At Fountain Solicitors she maintains a diverse caseload of immigration and asylum matters, with an emphasis on asylum cases and family reunion. She regularly appears at the First-Tier Tribunal and Upper Tribunal, and has run Judicial Review cases at the High Court.
In addition to her work with Fountain Solicitors, Lauren is a trainer with Central Law Training, developing seminars on special topics in immigration law. She has also volunteered at the Calais “Jungle” Camp with Refugee Info Bus, and with the Refugee Legal Support project in Athens.