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.
Lucinda 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 also been at the cutting edge of innovations in technological advances 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.
She has developed an interest and specialisation in Letters of Request, principally from the US Courts. She has also acted several times 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.
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. Since qualification, she has practised at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom (UK) and Quinn Emanuel Urqhart & Sullivan UK LLP. She joined Enyo Law in 2014.
She holds a number of leadership roles within the 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 Culture Secretary to the Treasure Valuation Committee, to advise on the fair market value of declared Treasure finds from England, Wales and Northern Ireland.
Ranked as a "Next Generation" Partner in Legal 500’s 2022 edition, she has been described by clients as: "a class act, who knows everyone in the Court system and can keep even the most complex cases on the road" and "smart and hugely efficient – perfect for big-ticket commercial litigation – and her background as a barrister gives her a real insight into how Judges think".
Reported Cases include:
- PJSC Tatneft v Bogolyubov & Ors  EWHC 3225 (Comm);  EWHC 3250 (Comm);  EWHC 2437 (Comm)
- Pearson (in capacity as Additional Liquidator of Herald Fund SPC (in Official Liquidation) v Primeo Fund (in Official Liquidation)  UKPC 3
- The Libyan Investment Authority v JP Morgan & Ors  EWHC 1452 (Comm)
- Macquarie Capital (Europe) Limited v Nordsee Offshore MEG I GmbH  EWHC 1655 (Comm)
- Picard v Ceretti & Grosso  EWHC 2702 (QB)
- The Libyan Investment Authority v. Société Générale S.A. & Ors  EWHC 2773 (Comm);  EWHC 375 (Comm);  EWHC 1720 (QB);  EWHC 550 (QB)
- The Libyan Investment Authority v. Goldman Sachs International  EWHC 2530 (Ch);  EWHC 3364 (Ch)
- Marwan v. Sawiris & Ors  EWHC 89 (Comm)
Other recent experience:
- Acting in a mining magnate dispute
- 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