Lucy accepts briefs in commercial law with a keen interest in intellectual property, consumer law and the automotive industry. She approaches briefs with a commercial mindset and a true understanding of business complexity and drivers. Lucy was recognised in Doyle's list of Leading Intellectual Property Junior Counsel - Victoria, 2021 & 2022; Doyle’s list of Leading Technology, Media & Telecommunications Junior Counsel - Victoria, 2020, 2021 & 2022 and Doyle’s list of Emerging Intellectual Property and TMT Junior Counsel – Australia, 2017.
Lucy is also the Chief Examiner and lecturer in Copyright & Design Law at Monash University.
Her recent experience includes:
Lucy’s experience as a solicitor, including managing the legal department at Toyota Australia, allows her to provide advocacy and advice that is commercially sound. Lucy commenced as a lawyer at Corrs Chambers Westgarth managing contentious and non-contentious intellectual property and information technology matters. At Toyota Australia, Lucy was recognised for her ability to deal with complex matters including those involving regulators and franchisees navigating the legal framework and commercial objectives.
Lucy has been responsible for strategic management of international taxation issues including analysis of corporate wide transactions and profitability, evidentiary preparation including selecting and instructing experts preparing independent reports, consideration of impact of Mutual Agreement Protocol meetings and negotiation of Advanced Pricing Agreement.
Lucy has advanced analytical skills and she was conferred a Master of Laws from University of Melbourne which included a thesis in intellectual property. She is on the editorial panel of the Australian Intellectual Property Law Bulletin. Her recent publications include:
She regularly is requested to present on legal issues. Her recent presentations include:
Lucy read with Peter Wallis SC and her senior mentor is Philip Solomon QC.