Lucie Briggs will speak on Architects’ Negligence with Stephen Homer, a partner at Ashfords, on 7 March 2018 at The Professional Negligence Lawyers’ […]
She has a broad practice with expertise in domestic and international arbitration, domestic courts, mediation and all aspects of adjudication proceedings. As part of her diverse practice she appears regularly as sole counsel in court, arbitration, mediation and adjudication hearings. Her experience covers the entire litigation process including pre-action protocol, drafting pleadings, settling witness statements and attending negotiations, to preparing for and appearing at applications and hearings, including strike out, summary judgment, CMCs and trial. She has also advised on and acted in appellant proceedings.
Lucie has been recommended in Chambers and Partners and Legal 500 as a leading junior in the field of construction for a number of years. She is recommended in Legal 500 as “A top-choice barrister” in the field of professional negligence.
Lucie regularly acts in a wide range of general construction and engineering disputes both domestic and international. Cases include construction projects both domestic and commercial, large infrastructure and transportation projects, geotechnical and contaminated land disputes, technical engineering projects, M&E and manufacturing. The disputes cover a wide range of issues including delay, defects, valuation, final account and contractual disputes. Cases include:
As a chemistry graduate, Lucie has particular expertise in energy, natural resources and utilities claims with a particular emphasis on renewable energy. Cases include:
Lucie has considerable experience in the professional negligence field acting for claimants, defendants and their insurers in relation to claims brought against a wide range of professionals including architects, engineers and contractors. Cases include:
Lucie has extensive experience of party wall matters under the Party Wall Act 1996 including:
Lucie also regularly appears in the High Court to obtain or resist injunctions arising out of party wall matters.
Lucie has considerable experience in disputes in the IT and telecommunications field acting for contractors and suppliers. Cases include:
Lucie has extensive experience in the conduct of both adjudication and arbitration proceedings. Lucie also regularly advises upon and appears in adjudication enforcement proceedings. Most recently Lucie appeared in the following cases:
Lucie is a member of the Society of Construction Law
Chemistry BSc 1st Class with Honours (King’s College London); Lord Bowen Scholarship; Sir Thomas More Scholarship.
Contributing editor of Hudson’s Building and Engineering Contracts, 12th edition.