Lucy is a senior associate in the healthcare division. She is based in the Kennedys London Office. Lucy undertook her training contract with Kennedys and qualified as a Solicitor in England and Wales in 2018.

Lucy specialises in defendant clinical negligence claims, representing NHS Resolution, private sector hospitals, healthcare professionals (GPs) and their insurers on clinical and health law issues.

She deals with a range of claims including high value neurological injury claims, birth injury claims, group actions and complex litigant in person claims. 

Lucy supervises junior lawyers in the division and has a keen interest in the development of junior lawyers.

Work highlights

  • Begum (a protected party by her litigation friend, Mr Farid Akhtar) v Barts Health NHS Trust (2022) – An important Judgment following our successful challenge to a Claimant’s attempt to seek to rely upon the Court’s powers to extend the relevant period of a Part 36 Offer. []
  • Bassi v (1) Barts Health NHS Trust (2) Dr Fion Bremner (3) Dr Suleman Rahman (4) The Microfaculty (5) University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (2022) – We were successful in having Claimant’s claim struck out and permission to appeal refused, highlighting the importance of following civil procedure rules and the challenges of overcoming the hurdle of admissibility of new evidence on appeal.
  • Patient Safety Incident Response Framework – a review of the new approach to how the NHS responds to patient safety incidents (July 2023)