Courtney Lawes (born 23 February 1989 in Hackney, England) is a professional rugby player for Northampton Saints, who plays in the Aviva Premiership. Lawes is a versatile player, and can play either in the second or back row. Lawes grew up near Northampton. Lawes is a product of Northampton Old Scouts, the same club that produced his former teammate Rob Milligan as well as Ben Cohen and Steve Thompson, amongst others. Lawes has won England representative honours for the U18 and U20 sides and won his first senior cap against Australia in November 2009.
As of 2017, Lawes and his wife were parents to four children, including twins born in December 2017.