Lucinda Orr

Lucinda has a broad commercial disputes practice with substantial experience of complex, high-value cross-border litigation and long trials. She has particular expertise in disclosure-heavy cases in foreign languages, and developing and delivering technical solutions to ease the cost burden for clients. She has acted for many high-net worth individuals and has experience of mediation, as well as a range of other dispute resolution mechanisms. She also has familiarity with regulatory investigations and experience of judicial review proceedings through a number of pro bono matters on which she has acted.


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. Lucinda graduated from Oxford University, following undergraduate and Masters of Studies degrees, and undertook her pupillage at Quadrant Chambers in 2006/7. She subsequently joined the International Litigation and Arbitration group in the London office of Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom in 2007, before joining the London office of Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan, in 2013. Lucinda joined Enyo Law in 2014.

For 2019 Lucinda is again Chair of the Employed Barristers’ Committee for the Bar Council of England and Wales, having previously held this position in 2017. In 2018, Lucinda was the Chair of the highly successful Annual Bar Conference for England and Wales, securing as speakers the Lord Chancellor, the Attorney General and Lord Sumption, and generating a profit for the conference for the first time in many years. From 2012 to 2015 she was the Chair of the Bar Association for Commerce, Finance and Industry (BACFI). Lucinda is a member of the General Management Committee for the Bar Council and also for her Inn of Court.

As a Bar student, Lucinda was the recipient of the Lord Justice Holker Award from Gray’s Inn, and in 2009 she was awarded an Advanced Civil Trial Advocacy Scholarship to Florida, from the South Eastern Circuit. In 2012, Lucinda won a prestigious Pegasus Scholarship from the Inns of Court to clerk in the New York State and Federal Courts, and in 2013 was granted an International Legal Professional Development Grant by ComBar to attend the IBA Annual Conference in Boston. 

Reported Cases include:
Other cases include:
  • Acting in a mining magnate dispute
  • Assisting in numerous Letters of Request from US courts
  • Acting in a £200m+ hotel insolvency
  • Acting in a middle eastern family trusts’ dispute
  • Multi-centred OFAC investigation
  • Defending Freezing Injunction on assets in US and Republic of Georgia
Professional Associations
  • Chair, The Annual Bar Conference (2018)
  • Chair, The Employed Bar Committee (2017 & 2019)
  • Chair, The Bar Association for Commerce, Finance & Industry (2012-2015)
  • Elected Member of the Bar Council of England & Wales (2008-present)
  • Elected Member of Gray's Inn Barristers' Committee (2015-present)
  • International Bar Association 
  • Commercial Bar Association 
  • South Eastern Circuit
  • Mentor, The Social Mobility Foundation

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Lucinda Orr
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Qualifications & Education
  • American History (MSt), University of Oxford
  • Modern History (MA), University of Oxford
  • The Bar of England and Wales
  • Florida Bar Trial Advocacy Programme Scholarship, South- Eastern Circuit
  • International Legal Professional Development Grant, Commercial Bar Association
  • Lord Justice Holker Award, Gray’s Inn
  • Scholarship to New York State and Federal Courts, Pegasus Trust
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