Lucy Eastwood

Barrister

Lucy is a Barrister in the Clinical Law department at Capsticks. She was called to the Bar in 2013 and completed pupillage at 1 Crown Office Row Chambers, where she specialised in clinical negligence, public law, human rights and professional discipline.

Lucy also has experience in regulatory law, inquests and criminal investigations.

Notable Projects

As part of a scholarship from Lincoln’s Inn Lucy spent three months in the Appeals Chamber of the International Criminal Court as the intern to Judge Kuenyehia of Ghana. She provided research for the Appeal Chamber’s judgment in an interlocutory appeal in the case of The Prosecutor v. Jean-Pierre Bemba Gombo et al regarding time limits for pre-trial detention based on European and International jurisprudence. Lucy also assisted with the drafting of the Appeal Chamber’s judgment on conviction and sentence in the case of The Prosecutor v. Thomas Lubanga Dyilo for crimes of enlisting and conscripting child soldiers.

Lucy spent four months in the Office of the Prosecutor at the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia on the case of The Prosecutor v. Mićo Stanišić & Stojan Župljanin, which involved two high level officials in Bosnian Serb structures accused of crimes against humanity and war crimes. During her time at the Tribunal Lucy assisted with the drafting, editing and redacting of the Final Trial Brief, which ultimately led to the accused receiving a custodial sentence of 22 years.

Qualifications

  • Called to the Bar, 2013
  • University of Durham, LLB Hons
  • BPP Law School, BPTC

Accolades

  • 2017 Levitt Scholarship - Lincoln’s Inn
  • 2013 European Scholarship to The Hague - Lincoln’s Inn
  • 2012 Hardwicke Entrance Award - Lincoln’s Inn

Memberships

  • The Honourable Society of Lincoln’s Inn

Languages

  • German (Advanced)
  • Norwegian (Intermediate)
  • French (Basic)

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