Lucy advises across the full range of contentious construction and engineering matters, including in relation to issues of valuation, payment, delay, disruption, prolongation, defects, termination and suspension. Lucy advises on both bespoke and standard form contracts (including JCT, NEC, ICC, FIDIC, LOGIC and IChemE) and has particular expertise in the energy, oil & gas, infrastructure, and development sectors.
Lucy is recommended in the Legal 500 and in Chambers where it is said she is a "star" with "excellent instincts", and "She's very sensible, always on top of the detail and has a very pragmatic approach. She is very good at driving strategy forward". Lucy is also included in the global Acritas Stars database as a stand-out lawyer and in Who's Who Legal as a Future Leader.
Acting for an energy provider in a EUR 35 million+ LCIA final account arbitration relating to the design and construction of an offshore wind farm
Advising a global leader in power source technology in a USD 50 million+ dispute arising out of delays to completion of a multi-fuel combustion engine power plant
Acting for John Sisk & Son Limited in successful adjudication enforcement proceedings (John Sisk & Son Ltd v Duro Felguera UK Limited  EWHC 81 (TCC)) arising out of works at a combined cycle power plant
Acting for a global oil & gas company in relation to various disputes regarding onshore and offshore installations
Advising a highways authority in relation to claims arising under a 8-year framework agreement for highways maintenance works
Advising on a number of rail disputes including claims for defects, variations and delay under framework agreements and stand-alone contracts for works including re-signalling, trackside telecommunications installations, multi-site platform extensions and station improvement and redevelopment works
Conducting a series of adjudications arising out of the design and construction of an energy-from-waste plant on matters concerning variation and delay
Acting for the EPC contractor in relation to a termination dispute arising out of the design and construction of a new chemicals plant