Lauren Becker

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Director

Location: Johannesburg

Tel: +27 11 535 8196

Fax: +27 11 535 8796

Email: lbecker@werksmans.com

ABOUT

Director Lauren Becker advises in the Insolvency, Business Rescue & Restructuring practice area. A Director since 2016, Lauren holds a BA (cum laude) and an LLB (cum laude), both from the University of the Witwatersrand; and has completed the Advanced Course in Business Rescue (2013) [Law Society, LEAD & UNISA] and the Certificate Course in Advanced Company Law (2014) [Law Society, LEAD & UNISA]. She has received several awards in her career, including the Philip Friedland Prize: Most Successful Candidate in the Attorneys Admission Examinations (2009/2010); and the Best Overall Performance: School for Practical Legal Training (2009).

  • Insolvency, Business Rescue & Restructuring
  • Bachelor of Arts (Cum Laude) (Wits)
  • LLB (Cum Laude) (Wits)
  • Advanced Course in Business Rescue (2013)  [Law Society, LEAD & UNISA]
  • Certificate Course in Advanced Company Law (2014) [Law Society, LEAD & UNISA]
  • 2014: Senior Associate, Werksmans
  • 2016: Director, Werksmans
  • Philip Friedland Prize: Most Successful Candidate in the Attorneys Admission Examinations (2009/2010)
  • Best Overall Performance: School for Practical Legal Training (2009)
  • PQR Boberg Memorial Prize: Independent Research Report (2008)
  • Certificate of Merit: Top Competition Law Student (2008)
  • Adams and Adams Award: Best Performance in Civil Procedure (2007)
  • Producer of the Law Show on Radio Chai  FM (2009)
  • Chair of the South African Union of Jewish Students, Wits Campus (2005/2006)