1 Garden Court

Practice Overview

Lucy joined chambers in September 2018 after the successful completion of her pupillage under the supervision of Jessica Lee, Claire Heppenstall and Susan Pyle.

Prior to joining chambers, Lucy spent 18 months working as a paralegal, gaining experience in private law children and financial remedies work.

Lucy practices in all areas of chambers’ work and has experience being instructed as junior counsel, including in complex high court cases.

  • Family finance & property

    Lucy is a straight forward but forceful advocate and combines a forensic eye for detail with a pragmatic approach to advising and running financial remedies cases.

    Lucy practices in all aspects of financial remedies including freezing orders, TOLATA, Schedule 1 applications, enforcement, and private FDRs. Lucy is also available to advise on and draft pre- and post-nuptial agreements.

  • Children (private law)

    Lucy brings compassion and care to private law children work and has considerable experience dealing with s8 applications, including cases involving alienation, enforcement, serious allegations of abuse, and complex issues of mental or physical illness of parents and children.

  • International family law

    Lucy has experience in cases involving international family law, including international child abduction and international relocation.

  • Children (public law)

    Lucy practices for all parties in public law children proceedings. During pupillage and in practice, Lucy has had exposure to complex public law children work including cases involving terrorism, non-accidental injury, and neglect.

  • Domestic violence & injunctions

    Lucy has experience in a range of Family Law Act applications, including non-molestation orders, occupations orders and transfer of tenancy applications.