Lucy Bishop

Trainee Solicitor

Biography

Lucy is a trainee solicitor in the firm's discrimination law department where she is supervised by Maria Chadwick.

Lucy obtained a 2:1 honours degree in Law from the University of Leeds in 2017. During her studies, Lucy was awarded the Head of School Module Prize for Employment Law 2015-16 for obtaining the highest mark in an undergraduate module.

Lucy went on to successfully complete her Legal Practice Course and a Master’s Degree with a Distinction award in 2018.

Lucy joined the discrimination department as a graduate paralegal in 2018 and went on to secure a training contract with the firm in 2019, to commence in 2020.

During her time in the discrimination department, Lucy has assisted on a varied case load of both complex civil and employment discrimination claims, brought on behalf of claimants under the Equality Act 2010. Lucy has prepared a range of legal documents including pre-action correspondence, witness statements and instructions to counsel. Lucy regularly liaises and corresponds with the Legal Aid Agency, counsel, medical experts and opponents.

Lucy has a particular interest and has experience with assisting vulnerable clients with physical disabilities and mental health conditions. Lucy advises and assists clients with compassion and expertise.