Experience

Lucy was a senior member of the team acting for 313 institutional investors in group litigation against RBS regarding its 2008 rights issue. She acted for 83 bankers in a successful claim against Dresdner Kleinwort and Commerzbank over unpaid bonuses (Attrill & others v Dresdner Kleinwort and Commerzbank [2012] EWHC 1189 (QB)).

Lucy’s key cases include:

  • Acting for 313 institutional investors in group litigation against RBS regarding its 2008 rights issue
  • Acting for Ras Al Khaimah Investment Authority (RAKIA) in RAKIA (& Ors) v Bestfort Development LLP (& Ors) [2017] EWCA Civ 1014, in which the Court of Appeal clarified the test required for the existence of assets in an application for a worldwide freezing order
  • Acting for an IT services company in a contractual dispute.
  • Acting for Portigon AG (a legacy entity of WestLB) against RBS in a claim for misrepresentation
  • Acting for 83 bankers in a successful claim against Dresdner Kleinwort and Commerzbank over unpaid bonuses (Attrill & others v Dresdner Kleinwort and Commerzbank [2012] EWHC 1189 (QB))
  • Acting for the successful defendant in a claim relating to an alleged written agreement (Gaydamak v Leviev [2012] EWHC 1740 (Ch))
  • Prior to joining Stewarts, defending Swiss private bank Julius Baer in a claim over the purchase of NASDAQ listed shares (Winnetka Trading Corp v Julius Baer International [2011] EWHC 2030 (Ch), [2012] 1 B.C.L.C. 588 (Roth J))

Expertise

Lucy has a broad range of experience acting for and against banks in complicated multiparty cases (including group litigation) in relation to s90 FSMA, mis-selling of complex financial products, professional negligence, breach of contract and fraud.

Career

Lucy joined Stewarts in 2011, having previously trained and worked at Freshfields. She was promoted to partner at Stewarts in 2018.

Personal

Lucy enjoys skiing, exploring new cities, spending time with her two children and good food.