Lucinda is a specialist in employment law and commercial litigation. She advises and represents clients in the Employment Tribunal, the High Court and the appellate courts. Her practice covers all aspects of employment including high value and complex discrimination and whistleblowing claims. Her clients include FTSE 100 companies, banks, insurance companies, high street chains, airlines, charities and a wide range of public and private sector clients and private individuals, as well as governmental departments and agencies. She is recognised by Chambers UK and Legal 500 as a leading employment practitioner and has been described as “a real rising star”.
Acts for high-profile employers from both the public and private sectors, including large hospitality clients and influential banking institutions. She has a wide-ranging employment practice, offering expert advice on unfair dismissal and discrimination issues, among other areas. "She provides very timely and helpful advice and is good on her feet." "She's absolutely outstanding." Appeared on behalf of Capita in a Court of Appeal case asking whether it was sex discrimination to pay men on shared parental leave at a lower rate than mothers on maternity leave - Employment, Chambers UK Bar 2020
"She is excellent with clients and extremely knowledgeable" - Employment, Legal 500 2021
Recent work includes:
Appellate cases include:
Lucinda is a co-author of Discrimination Law (Bloomsbury Professional).
Lucinda is developing her practice in professional regulatory work and has appeared on behalf of the General Dental Council. She has also recently been instructed as a junior on behalf of the Bar Standards Board.
2004 - Whilst at Harvard Lucinda worked on the amicus curiae brief for the class action (sex discrimination) brought by 1.6 million plaintiffs against Wal-Mart.
July-Sept 2002 - Lucinda was an intern at the Capital Appeals Project, New Orleans, Louisiana (death penalty appeals)
Admitted to the New York State Bar in 2010.
Appointed to the Attorney General’s Panel of Counsel (C Panel) in 2010.
Member of the Equality and Human Rights Commission Panel of Approved Counsel since 2011.
Judicial Assistant to Mr Justice Aikens (now Lord Justice Aikens) in the Commercial Court (2007-2008).
COMBAR, ELA, ELBA
2005 - Passed the New York State Bar Exams
2004-2005 - LLM, Harvard Law School
2003-2004 - Bar Vocational Course, Inns of Court School of Law
2000-2003 - MA Hons. (First Class), Downing College, Cambridge University