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Hausfeld & Co LLP

Work Department

Commercial & Financial Services Disputes


Partner, London


Lucy Pert offers nearly 20 years of commercial dispute resolution experience gained in the world’s leading litigation practices. Her practice covers Financial Services, Contentious Restructuring, Insolvency and Shareholder Disputes.

Lucy has considerable experience of managing international cross-border litigation, working frequently in all English courts, including the appeal courts. She has also conducted a number of commercial arbitrations under the LCIA, ICC and ad hoc rules.

Previously, Director of Litigation Funding for a leading third-party litigation funder, she is well placed to advise clients on litigation funding matters, including strategies for understanding and securing third party funding.

Lucy’s clients include high net worth individuals, hedge funds, private equity houses and insolvency practitioners, often acting adverse to large financial institutions. Lucy currently represents several local authorities in a large claim against a leading bank, represents a client in the automotive industry in a complex cross-border dispute and works on a number of shareholder actions.

Lucy is qualified in England and Wales and admitted to the bar in New York.

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Lawyer Rankings

London > Dispute resolution > Banking litigation: investment and retail

(Next Generation Partners)

Lucy Pert – Hausfeld & Co LLP

Hausfeld & Co LLP ‘s banking litigation team is described as a ‘great and close-knit unit of ex-City partners with banking experience now deployed in a crack squad to assist the investor and borrower community’. It stands out for being conflict free and able to act against major financial institutions on behalf of claimants. It has expertise on financial services disputes, acting on claims relating to electronic trading platforms and cryptoassets among other things. The team counts on the expertise of ‘outstanding lawyerJohn McElroy, ‘exceptionally brightLucy Pert, ‘absolutely brilliantSimon Bishop  and the ‘extraordinaryLianne Craig, who recently became London managing partner. The firm’s commercial disputes practice (which includes banking litigation) now accounts for around 40-50% of the firm’s work.

London > Dispute resolution > International arbitration

During 2022, Hausfeld & Co LLP‘s ‘amazingly responsiveJohn McElroy was promoted to London commercial disputes head. Commercial arbitration specialist Ned Beale is a 2021 recruit from Trowers & Hamlins LLP, where he was international arbitration head; and newly elevated London managing partner Lianne Craig and Lucy Pert both also have arbitration experience.