Lucy is Team Leader to the silks’ team in chambers, working with James Kelly, Jack Wheeler, Ed Tolfts and Ben Hart. She started her clerking career at One Essex Court in 2000, before moving to the silks’ team at Essex Court Chambers in 2007. Lucy took a career break in 2010 to raise her daughters and returned to clerking in 2017 at 3 Verulam Buildings before joining 4 Pump Court as Deputy Senior Clerk in 2019. Lucy returned to 3 Verulam Buildings in January 2022.
Lucy sits on the Bar Council’s Wellbeing at the Bar committee and is also a member of the working group for Middle Temple’s Talent Retention Scheme. She is a member of the Institute of Barristers’ Clerks (IBC), sits on the IBC’s Management Committee and is also involved with its mentoring sub-committee.
In March 2022, Lucy was elected as Chancery Secretary to the Institute of Barristers’ Clerks and on to the IBC’s Executive Committee. Lucy sits on the Bar Council’s Wellbeing at the Bar committee and is also a member of the working group for Middle Temple’s Talent Retention Scheme.
Chambers and Partners describe Lucy as being, “…consistently excellent”; “…able to think outside the traditional barrister role and adaptable” and “…efficient and a pleasure to deal with.”
The Legal 500 says, “Lucy Burrows has really made her mark in the energy sphere, with clients recognising her expertise”.