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Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP

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Lucy Webster

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Lucy is a senior 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.


Senior Associate

London: Dispute resolution

Commercial litigation

Within: Commercial litigation

Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP 'provides a highly commercial approach, penetrating analysis and good teamwork'. The firm was formed in 2017 following the merger between British multinational law firm, Eversheds LLP, and Atlanta-based law firm Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP; and it frequently acts for some of the world’s largest companies in their disputes. Key matters included Mark Davenport leading advice to C Bidco (CB) in relation to its claim for approximately £59m against Celtic Aerospace Ventures (CAV) and its Japanese parent company guarantor; the claim arose from breaches of warranties and indemnities given by CAV in a share purchase agreement under which CB acquired the issued share capital of CAV Aerospace, a business which manufactured aircraft parts. Neville Byford is 'highly focused on clients' objectives';  the 'particularly good' Andrew Legg is 'experienced, knowledgeable and sensible'; and Richard Little regularly acts in high-value actions in the Commercial Court. The recommended principal associates are Lucy Webster and Tim Browning.

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