Lily accepts instructions in Chambers’ core areas of practice including company law, restructuring and insolvency, offshore litigation, commercial litigation and arbitration. Lily will commence practice as a tenant in Chambers in April 2024.
During pupillage Lily assisted with a variety of matters, including both corporate advisory work and litigation. Notable work included providing assistance with ClientEarth v Shell Plc  EWHC 1897 (Ch), concerning an application for permission to continue a derivative claim. Lily also provided research support in the Carillion directors disqualification proceedings in advance of the pre-trial review hearing and in the case of ENRC v the Director of the Serious Fraud Office and Dechert during the causation and loss phase of trial.
Upon obtaining tenancy Lily undertook a three-month secondment in the Financial Institutions Disputes Group at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer where she worked on a variety of matters including:
-Appearing unled in Court for the joint liquidators of the former Arcadia Group in a successful application concerning the payment of distributions in the liquidation.
-Advising a Bermudan segregated accounts company in the context of a winding up petition, gaining experience in the global insurance and reinsurance industries.
-Advising the joint liquidators of two Russian-owned and sanctioned entities operating in the aviation industry.
-Drafting all documentation in advance of the convening hearing of a proposed creditors scheme of arrangement, concerning a leading German telecommunications company.
-Drafting a statement of defence in an arbitration governed by the Rules of the International Chamber of Commerce.
Lily will complete a further three-month secondment in the corporate/M&A department at Slaughter and May before commencing practice as a full tenant in Chambers in April 2024.
Prior to pupillage, Lily spent time in Australia working as a research assistant to barristers in Sydney and Melbourne on two supreme court matters.
Lily studied on the Masters of Corporate Law programme at Cambridge University where she obtained a First Class postgraduate degree and ranked second in her year, winning several university prizes. During her time at Cambridge, Lily was the resident Richard Sykes QC Scholar at Pembroke College.
Lily obtained a First Class undergraduate law degree at the University of Durham and a Distinction in the Bar Course at the Inns of Court College of Advocacy, ranking third in her cohort. Lily was also the recipient of an Inner Temple Major Scholarship, Duke of Edinburgh Award and COMBAR Scholarship