Lucy is a specialist intellectual property (IP) lawyer and has extensive experience in advising on all (IP) and related rights. She has particular expertise in the protection, exploitation, and enforcement of IP rights as well as in IP disputes, as well as a distinct specialism in copyright issues in the context of software, the Internet, and databases.

Lucy’s clients have ranged from artists and inventors through to banks, professional service firms, and large airlines. Other sector experience includes shipping, energy, retail, healthcare, and manufacturing. She also specialises in contractual issues related to the International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture about which she advises international non-governmental organisations. Lucy teaches IP at Cambridge University as an external tutor on its Law degree. She is a member of the Pharmaceutical Trade Marks Group, and between 2009 and 2011 was a Council member of AIPPI (a non-governmental organisation for the formulation of policy relating to IP protection).