Lucy Colter > Chambers of Mark Cannon QC > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Chambers of Mark Cannon QC
4 New Square

Living Wage

Lucy Colter photo

Work Department

Commercial; international arbitration; professional negligence; construction


Lucy specialises incommercial litigation, with an emphasis also on construction and professional liability work.


Called 2008; Lincoln’s Inn.


COMBAR (Equality & Diversity committee; former chair of Young COMBAR); PNBA.


Bury Grammar School for Girls, Lancashire; Trinity College, Oxford University (2005 BA English Literature and Language, First Class); Bristol Institute of Legal Practice (2006 GDL, Distinction); BPP London (2008 BVC, very competent).


Literature, art history, travel.

Lawyer Rankings

London Bar > Commercial litigation

(Leading Juniors) Ranked: Tier 5

Lucy Colter4 New SquareDestined to be one of the stars of the English Bar – she is extremely bright, personable and tactically incisive.

A ‘great set‘ with ‘several heavyweights and rising stars‘, 4 New Square is an increasingly popular destination for the City’s top litigation firms and practices, thanks to its impressive range of experienced silks and hungry juniors. Recently, Justin Fenwick QC and Graham Chapman QC represented Oleg Deripaska and Lolita Danilina respectively in their dispute with Vladimir Chernukhin and others in a major trial before the Commercial Court. Lucy Colter was Fenwick’s junior on the case.

London Bar > Construction

(Leading Juniors) Ranked: Tier 4

Lucy Colter4 New SquareDestined to be one of the stars of the Bar.

London Bar > Offshore

(Leading Juniors) Ranked: Tier 3

Lucy Colter4 New SquareA very good junior – she thoroughly researches her cases.

London Bar > Professional negligence

(Leading Juniors) Ranked: Tier 4

Lucy Colter4 New SquareShe has a great ability to talk to the lay clients in a way that they both understand and like.