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Bridget Lucas QC

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Practice Areas

A broad practice spanning commercial and chancery litigation and arbitration. A significant part of her practice relates to offshore litigation with a particular emphasis on company and insolvency proceedings and civil fraud. She acted as lead Counsel in the Cayman Islands’ litigation relating to Ahmad Hamad Algosaibi and Brothers Company v Saad Investments Company Ltd (appearing for successful Defendants at the year-long trial). She has also advised in various cases in the British Virgin Islands, Guernsey and Jersey, including allegations relating to breach of duty and misrepresentation in fund management disputes. She acts in limited liability partnership, minority shareholder and joint venture disputes (including in the telecoms and energy sectors); disputes involving directors’ duties and misfeasance; disqualification proceedings, and litigation arising out of investments (including allegations of misrepresentation and breach of warranty). She regularly advises on insolvency and regulatory matters (including solicitors and the financial services sector). Her practice includes cross-border merger applications, and insurance business transfer schemes.

Career

Called in 1989. Silk in 2018.

Professional Memberships

The Chancery Bar Association; COMBAR; British Insurance Lawyers Association.

Personal

Gordonstoun School; Worcester College, Oxford (1987 BA Hons Jurisprudence First Class).