Expertise

Lucy represents claimants only, most of whom have claims worth several million pounds. Lucy predominately specialises in cases involving brain injury, spinal cord injury (resulting in tetraplegia or paraplegia), and amputations.

Recognition

In 2018 Chambers describe Lucy as an excellent lawyer who is highly experienced in spinal cord injury cases. She has considerable expertise in managing high-value and complex claims, including cases of paraplegia and tetraplegia.  A“strong but flexible opponent” describes Lucy in The Legal 500 2012.

Experience

Lucy acts on behalf of claimants who have sustained serious injury as a result of road traffic accidents, and accidents at work and in public spaces. Lucy recently achieved a settlement of £4.5m for a claimant who had an accident at work involving at 10-metre fall resulting in a spinal cord injury and below the knee amputation.

Lucy currently acts on behalf of a number of claimants who have been involved in road traffic accidents and sustained a spinal cord injury or a brain injury as a result.

Career

Lucy trained at Bolt Burdon in Islington, qualifying into the personal injury department in 2000. She continued to work at Bolt Burdon until she joined Stewarts in 2003. Lucy was made a partner in 2008.

Accreditations and Memberships

  • Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL) – Senior Litigator Status
  • APIL Special Interest Groups – Brain Injury and Spinal Cord Injury

Personal

Lucy enjoys spending time with her family and outdoor pursuits.