What can Lucy do for you?
Lucy is a specialist surety lawyer and has been involved in advising the surety market since 1998. She regularly advises on bond and guarantees used in the construction industry and other sectors such as pensions, oil and gas decommissioning, electronic money/payment services and recourse structures, including indemnity arrangements.
Supporting your ambitions
Lucy enjoys working with her clients in the many varied and often complex projects and transactions where surety instruments are used. Lucy is keen to apply her specialist knowledge to find new and commercial solutions to meet bonding/guarantee requirements, often to tight timetables. Recent examples include: drafting a form of safeguarding guarantee to meet the requirements of the Payment Services Regulations 2017, drafting bespoke pension shortfall bonds and advising on PPF compliant bonds and advising sureties issuing decommissioning payment guarantees in the oil sector. Lucy runs training sessions on all aspects of surety bonds, guarantees and related security structures.
What do others say?
One of the most common things we hear is that our team is very commercial, approachable, friendly and has a “can-do” attitude. On one recent complex transaction a client said about Lucy - “Thanks for your tremendous work. We definitely could not have got past the first hurdle, let alone the finish line without you.”
What else should you know?
Having successfully pursued a career as a surety lawyer as well as bringing up three children, Lucy is one of the firm's maternity mentors.