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Lucy Webster, Legal Director

Lucy Webster

Legal Director


French – competent, Spanish - competent

Practice areas

  • Commercial litigation
  • Energy and infrastructure
  • Industrials
  • International arbitration
  • Investment treaty arbitration
  • Litigation and dispute management
  • Sport
  • Technology, Media and Telecoms

Practice notes

Lucy is a Legal Director in the London Commercial Dispute Resolution team.  Lucy has over 10 years of experience specialising in high value domestic and cross-border disputes in Court proceedings as well as international arbitration under various institutional rules.  Lucy is known particularly for her work in the energy and industrial sectors, as well as for disputes involving IP, media and sports.  Lucy’s expertise extends to all types of alternative dispute resolution, including mediations involving multiple stakeholders and complex expert determination processes. Lucy also has significant experience of acting for high profile clients where reputational risk is a material factor in the strategic direction of disputes.

Lucy has undertaken secondments to the firm’s Paris, Rome and Milan offices as well as to the global litigation team of an international energy corporation, where she collaborated with international stakeholders and supported all areas of the organisation on highly strategic matters in multiple jurisdictions.

Lucy is one of only 26 private practice dispute resolution (commercial litigation) lawyers in London to be ranked as a “Rising Star” by The Legal 500.  She is described by clients as “sharp, proactive and extremely personable” and “incredibly thorough, practical and dedicated, with a very strong knowledge of litigation process. She provides timely and common-sense strategies and advice, and is an extremely clear communicator”.

Lucy has contributed to two published books: "International Arbitration: A Practical Guide" and the IBA's handbook on "Privilege and Confidentiality". 

Examples of Lucy’s representative experience can be provided upon request.