Lucinda has a broad commercial disputes practice with substantial experience of complex, high-value cross-border litigation and long trials. She has acted for many high net worth individuals and large institutions, in some of the most consequential trials to come before the English Courts in recent years. Lucinda is recognised by Legal 500 as a “Next Generation Partner” in Commercial Litigation: Premium, by Chambers and Partners as “Up and Coming” in Fraud: Civil, and is recognised by Who’s Who Legal as a Leading Global Fraud and Asset Recovery Lawyer. She is described in the legal directories as “an outstanding professional”; “a class act” and “smart and hugely efficient”.
Lucinda has been at the cutting edge of innovations for trial settings over the last decade – having managed the first trial with an integrated electronic trial bundle system in 2011, and also the first fully remote 12-week trial with simultaneous interpretation in 2020. Lucinda has particular expertise in disclosure-heavy cases in foreign languages and likes developing and delivering technical solutions and harnessing technology to ease the cost burden for her clients.
Lucinda has also developed an interest and specialisation in Letters of Request, principally from the US Courts. She regularly acts as the Privy Council Agent in appeals from offshore jurisdictions to the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council. Lucinda also has experience of mediation, as well as a range of other dispute resolution mechanisms, and familiarity with regulatory investigations. Through a number of pro bono matters in which she has acted, she also has judicial review experience.
Lucinda graduated from Oxford University, following undergraduate and Masters of Studies degrees, and undertook her pupillage at Quadrant Chambers. Since qualification, she has practised at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom (UK) and Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan UK LLP. She joined Enyo Law in 2014.
Lucinda holds a number of leadership roles within the legal profession, and sits on the Management Committee of the Bar Council of England and Wales, and previously sat on the Management Committee on her Inn of Court, where she is a Bencher. Lucinda has also been appointed by the Lord Chancellor as an Examiner of the Court pursuant to CPR 34.15, and by the Culture Secretary to the Treasure Valuation Committee, to advise on the fair market value of declared Treasure finds from England, Wales and Northern Ireland.
As a practising barrister, Lucinda has full rights of audience in all higher courts in England and Wales and has the right to conduct litigation.