Skip to main content

Clifford Chance

Clifford Chance
Lucy Stoy

Lucy Stoy

Senior Associate

Senior Associate
Lucy Stoy

Lucy Stoy is a commercial litigator with particular expertise in high-value and high-profile disputes.

Lucy specialises in advising on crisis management issues arising out of litigation and criminal/regulatory investigations. She has experience managing litigation in numerous international jurisdictions and spent 18 months working in the Asia-Pacific region. She also spent six months seconded to the litigation team of a global financial institution.

Lucy is experienced in complex disputes involving financial institutions and financial products. She also has particular experience in media law, public law, international criminal law and human rights.

Lucy is the lead associate for several of the firm's key pro bono clients including the African Prisons Project and the RSPB.

  • Advising a global news organisation in relation to civil litigation arising out of a criminal prosecution
  • Managing and advising on a portfolio of matters (including several class actions) for an international financial institution
  • Defending a global bank in civil litigation arising from the LIBOR investigations
  • Representing a major financial institution involved in civil proceedings, criminal prosecutions and regulatory proceedings in Europe
  • Acting for an international organisation in litigation involving international immunity from suit and related privileges
  • Representing clients in judicial reviews and public law proceedings in the English High Court
  • Advising several international NGOs in relation to proceedings in the International Criminal Court
  • Advising and assisting clients in relation to the European Convention on Human Rights and related national legislation
  • Offering ongoing libel and defamation advice to an international news and media organisation

News and client work

View all news and client work featuring Lucy Stoy

Contact details

Career and qualifications

  • Newnham College, Cambridge (History, MA) 2001
  • Joined Clifford Chance 2004
  • Admitted as a solicitor in England & Wales 2006
  • Senior Associate since 2010
  • Seconded to Goldman Sachs International 2012

Professional bodies

  • Member of the Human Rights Lawyers' Association
  • Member of Justice and Chatham House