Lauren Hitchen


  • Bachelor of Laws
  • Masters of Family Law
Areas of Expertise
  • Family Law
  • Criminal Law
  • Civil Litigation

Lauren was admitted to practice in 2016, and in her early career worked in both Sydney and in the local Western Sydney area in a broad range of areas. Lauren joined the team at Adams & Partners Lawyers in 2018 and has developed a strong practice in criminal and family law. Lauren is currently responsible for our criminal law department and takes great pride in managing a range a matters in this field. Lauren has a passion for defending her client’s interests in the criminal law sector.

Lauren has a talent for advocacy and with her extensive experience in the Local Court, District Court, Federal Court and Family Courts. Lauren is able to effectively advocate for her clients in a range of different criminal matters whether this be in drink driving matters in the Local Court to large scale trials or appeals in the District Court.  Lauren is also a knowledgeable and empathetic family lawyer with the ability to represent clients in parenting, property and other separation issues. Lauren’s comprehensive understanding of criminal and family law coupled with her no-nonsense approach means she will always strive to achieve the most cost-effective resolution with the least possible disruption to her client’s life.

Lauren has a special interest in the specialised fields of Gender Dysphoria and Surrogacy having undertaken further post-graduate study in both areas. Lauren is well equipped to assist clients who need legal assistance in making Gender Dysphoria applications and entering into Surrogacy arrangements. 

Lauren is primarily based in our Penrith office but is able to travel to both Parramatta and Sydney to accommodate client’s needs.

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