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Lucy Webster, Principal Associate

Lucy Webster

Principal Associate

Practice areas

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

Practice notes

Lucy is a Principal Associate in the London International Disputes team. Lucy specialises in high value domestic and cross-border disputes in both High Court proceedings and international arbitration.

Lucy's recent experience includes: obtaining a WFO for a Ukrainian bank against 29 defendants in 9 jurisdictions in support of an LCIA arbitration in London (PJSC Vseukrainskyi Aktsionernyi Bank v Maksimov, [2013] EWHC 422; [2013] EWHC 3203); acting for ADT in a high value claim in the High Court and Court of Appeal arising out of a fire at a food production facility (Trebor Bassett Holdings Limited and The Cadbury UK Partnership v. ADT Fire & Security plc, [2011] B.L.R. 661; [2012] EWCA Civ 1158; [2012] EWHC 3365); advising one of the largest banks in the Southern hemisphere in relation to a high value ICC arbitration in Stockholm involving the UK, Sweden and Brazil; acting for a Japanese trading house in relation to an LCIA arbitration in London in relation to the supply of emission credits under the Kyoto Protocol; representing Midgulf in jurisdiction proceedings in the Court of Appeal (Midgulf International Ltd v. Groupe Chimique Tunisien, [2010] 2 Lloyd's Rep. 543); advising a US film production company in an IFTA arbitration concerning licensing rights in Spain; and representing a sportsman in a CAS ad-hoc arbitration concerning his selection to compete at the London 2012 Olympic Games.

Lucy has contributed to two published books, “International Arbitration: A Practical Guide” and the IBA’s handbook on “Privilege and Confidentiality”. Lucy is a member of the ICC Young Arbitrators Forum, the LCIA's Young International Arbitration Group and the Junior London Solicitors Litigation Association.

Lucy has an advanced level of Spanish and French, and has undertaken secondments to Eversheds’ Paris, Rome and Milan offices. She also gives pro-bono advice at the Mary Ward Legal Centre in Holborn, London. Lucy’s sector experience includes diversified industrials, energy, media and sport.