Lucy specialises in criminal regulatory law with a focus on health and safety, inquests and inquiries.
Lucy has a reputation as an impressive trial advocate, adept with legal argument and meticulous in her preparation. She is one of the most sought-after junior counsel for complex and high-profile cases in her fields of experience. Recent instructions have included proceedings alleging corporate and gross negligence manslaughter and health and safety offences involving death or serious injury.
In Court, Lucy is described as commanding the respect of the Judiciary and Jury for her knowledgeable, incisive and measured approach.
Lucy is regarded by those who instruct her as being exceptionally organised and having an incredible work ethic. She has a reputation as being impressive in her ability to process, analyse and dissect out the relevant evidence to the advantage of her client.
Lucy always places her client at the centre of the trial preparation process and she takes considerable pride in creating a successful working partnership. She has experience of acting for clients from Directors to employees together with insured clients on behalf of a number of insurers. Those who instruct her, often describe her as a real ‘team player,’ and praise her ability to adapt and tailor her approach to the giving of advice to cater to the needs of both her Professional and Corporate clients and/or individual clients with limited understanding of the legal system.View full profile »
- Manslaughter trial results in fine and suspended sentences
- Members of Crown Office Chambers Regulatory Team secure Gross Negligence Manslaughter acquittals
‘Lucy immerses herself in the case, mastering every document and drilling down into every detail. She has a phenomenal work ethic and has built up a reputation as being a sought-after junior for the bigger cases. She is always on the lookout for the killer point which may unlock a case, she is able to balance a diamond-sharp legal mind with sympathetic handling of an anxious client. One to watch as she will make it to the top in this area.’
Ranked: Tier 1- Legal 500, 2023
‘Lucy is an excellent advocate, very hard working and extremely intelligent. She is a diligent barrister.’
Ranked: Band 2- Chambers and Partners, 2023