Lucy is an established police law practitioner based in our Manchester office specialising in defending civil actions against the police. She has worked on a number of high-profile cases.
Lucy has experience in dealing with substantial claims involving a wide range of issues and the application of complex legal principles. She handles claims against Police Forces, including misfeasance, malicious prosecution, false imprisonment, assault, breaches of the Human Rights Act. Lucy has an excellent record of securing discontinuances, strike outs and trial wins through her legal knowledge and tactical astuteness.
Lucy has assisted in the representation of Operation Resolve in the Hillsborough inquests and is currently instructed to represent and advise police forces and their insures a number of high profile, complex and extremely sensitive issues.
Lucy assists in defending claims relating to neglect, physical and emotional abuse, failure to remove, and related breaches of Human Rights. These are often of historic nature and involve vulnerable claimants and sensitive highly complex issues. Lucy also handles high value Multi-Track EL personal injury claims, including stress and harassment claims under the equalities act.
Lucy has been identified as an ‘Associate to watch’ in Chambers and Partners and is described as “fantastically organised, personable and has very good judgement" and as a “star of the future” (Chambers 2023).
Employers' & Public Liability
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