“Dedicated litigation experts with experience in handling every element of large-scale and highly complex commercial disputes, frequently involving multiple parties and jurisdictions.”

Chambers UK 2019

“Prominent dispute resolution boutique with a strong record acting on behalf of claimants against major banks and financial institutions in complex litigation matters.”

Chambers UK 2019

“A highly specialised dispute resolution firm, with a strong focus on large, complex and often cross-border cases.”

The Legal 500 UK 2019

Dispute resolution boutique Signature Litigation LLP handles large, high-profile professional negligence claims, often with a cross-border element, for claimants and defendants.

The Legal 500 UK 2019

“The practice advises on all aspects of large-scale banking litigation.”

The Legal 500 UK 2019

“The hallmarks of the team are that they are responsive, commercial, conflict-free, flexible … a client gets Magic Circle quality.”

Chambers UK 2019

“They have a lot of experience in multi-jurisdictional, high-value litigation. They are a boutique firm that is growing in size considerably but which can still provide a personal, flexible service.”

Chambers UK 2019

“Adept at handling multiparty and cross-border disputes, particularly those related to banking.”

Chambers UK 2019

“Their advice is sound and their strategic approach is excellent. I would recommend them without hesitation.”

Chambers UK 2019

“The firm is extremely focused on high-quality litigation”.

Chambers UK 2019

“Noted expertise in handling cases related to alleged benchmark manipulation and mis-selling, as well as significant shareholder disputes”.

Chambers UK 2019

“A first-class firm with a positive, collaborative culture of integrity”.

The Legal 500 UK 2019

Dedicated litigation experts with experience in handling every element of large scale and highly complex commercial disputes, frequently involving multiple parties and jurisdictions.

Chambers UK 2019

Biography

Lucy is a commercial lawyer specialising in litigation and arbitration disputes.

Lucy has worked on a wide range of cross border matters including large fraud investigations, arbitrations under ICC, LCIA and DIAC rules, reinsurance disputes, banking litigation and white collar crime investigations. Her experience covers High Court disputes, as well as Court of Appeal and Supreme Court proceedings.

Prior to joining Signature Litigation, Lucy completed her training at DLA Piper, qualifying in August 2017.

During her training, Lucy undertook a secondment to the Middle East, where she acted on complex asset tracing disputes and construction arbitrations. She also gained experience in issues such as enforcement arising from operating in a maturing civil law jurisdiction.

Lucy has a strong commitment to pro bono work, having volunteered for Coram Children’s Nationality Project and UNICEF.

Experience

Litigation and Arbitration

  • Acted for a global bank in a £30 million ForEx trading dispute.
  • Acted on behalf of a global financial services client in a high profile UK insolvency dispute in the Supreme Court.
  • Acted for a War Risks market on a $100 million reinsurance arbitration.
  • Acted on a DIAC arbitration on behalf of a Middle Eastern oil company.

Fraud and Investigations

  • Advised official liquidators on a complex asset tracing dispute arising out of liquidation of a Cayman Islands production company.
  • Acted on a large fraud investigation on behalf of an Omani entity, involving asset tracing, freezing orders and subsequent arbitration proceedings.
  • Acted on behalf of a larger mobile phone retailer in relation to a white-collar crime investigation.

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