Hailed by peers as a rising force … "She is very effective in cross-examination" "Very organised, she is dependable, calm and articulate": Chambers and Partners 2014
a highly effective advocate who makes her points with great flair … frequently instructed on cases across the employment law spectrum which are of strategic importance to clients: Chambers and Partners 2013
Robust and user-friendly: Chambers and Partners 2012
Really knows her stuff … grasps complex issues incredibly quickly and offers practical advice with genuine enthusiasm: Chambers and Partners 2011
At once effective, charming and confident: Chambers and Partners, 2010
Outstanding advice and advocacy: Legal 500, 2009
A leading junior, Lucy’s High Court practice straddles commercial and employment work with an emphasis on confidential information, fraud, competitive activity and breaches of directors’ duties. She has particular experience in litigation concerning post-termination restraints and team moves, including applications for injunctive relief and speedy trials. Lucy was counsel for the Claimant in the landmark case Whitmar v. Gamage and Others  EWHC 1881, the first reported case to restrain the Defendants’ use of Linked-In.
With a wealth of experience across the spectrum of employment law including all forms of discrimination and statutory complaints, Lucy frequently acts in the Employment Tribunal, Employment Appeal Tribunal and High Court. High value or complex discrimination and equal pay claims, and whistleblowing complaints are a particular feature of Lucy’s practice. Lucy also has experience of TUPE and collective consultation claims, and industrial relations disputes.
Lucy has a developing expertise in regulatory matters, and is currently representing a NHS consultant at an internal disciplinary hearings. Lucy is a member of ARDL and sits as a barrister member of the Professional Conduct Committee of the Bar Standards Board.