Lucy Speed.

Partner.

Assistant: Matte Brasenell
Recommendations

Recommendations

Lucy is a Recommended Lawyer in the 2024 edition of The Legal 500.

Legal 500 Recommended Lawyer
Profile / Experience

Profile / Experience

Lucy specialises in Court of Protection work and mental capacity issues, in particular dealing with clients who have suffered brain injuries.

Lucy’s experience includes the management of professional deputyships including cases with high-value litigation claims, statutory wills, dealing with the authorisation of gifts, and both lay and professional applications to the Court of Protection with regard property and financial affairs as well as health and welfare.

Lucy has particular expertise in complex cases and heads a team within the established Court of Protection department at Lanyon Bowdler.

Lucy is a member of the Court of Protection Practitioners Association and the Professional Deputies Forum.

Following a BA in History, Lucy qualified as a solicitor in 2014. Lucy is the current President of Shropshire Law Society.

Lucy is a Recommended Lawyer in the 2024 edition of The Legal 500.

Testimonials from the 2024 edition of The Legal 500:

‘Lucy is a great partner for the firm and a pleasure to work with. She is dedicated to her job and to her clients and approaches them in a person centred way. She pays high attention to detail and is pragmatic and realistic in her approach to problem solving’.

‘The team remains constant. You are always able to contact the person you want. The response from them is timely. Lucy Speed is approachable and always helpful. She is more like a personal friend than a lawyer’.

Outside work, Lucy is a qualified swimming instructor.

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Blog

My Work Experience 25 – 28 March 2024 by Abigail Mortimer

Thanks to Lanyon Bowdler and their amazing support, I got a taste of what it was like to work in four different dep...
Lucy Speed • 16 May 2024
Blog

Work Experience at Lanyon Bowdler

We have a really successful work experience programme, and we love to meet the students each year.
Lucy Speed • 23 Apr 2024
Lanyon Bowdler in the Media
Thriving After Brain Injury Group Photo

Inspirational Brain Injury Conference a Major Success

An event in Shrewsbury to celebrate inspirational people who battled back from life-changing brain injuries has been dec...
Lanyon Bowdler Featured on the Shropshire Live Website • 21 Mar 2024
Blog

From Work Experience to a Training Contract with Lanyon Bowdler

Work experience is an extremely valuable tool for an aspiring solicitor who wishes to learn more about a career in ...
Lucy Speed • 20 Oct 2023
Blog

Work Experience 2023

My Work Experience 17-21 July 2023 by Will Weston. For my work experience, I attended an interview at Lanyon Bowdle...
Lucy Speed • 11 Sep 2023
Blog

Work Experience Interview Tips

A common source of worry for students is interviews. They can be scary things when you have never done one! We inco...
Lucy Speed • 29 Jun 2022
Blog

Law Firm advice for Work Experience Students

As you’re most likely aware, one of the most important things for a legal career is experience. As such, many law s...
Lucy Speed • 05 Jan 2018
Blog

Mock Trial

I recently assisted Shrewsbury School in holding a mock trial at their school. This involved preparing a ...
Lucy Speed • 19 Jan 2017
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Neil Davies
Neil Davies
Partner
Court of Protection
Tom James
Tom James
Legal Support Assistant
Court of Protection
Morgan Hanley
Morgan Hanley
Legal Support Assistant
Court of Protection
Matte Brasenell
Matte Brasenell
Legal Support Assistant
Court of Protection
Carole Walker
Carole Walker
Legal Support Assistant
Court of Protection
Toni Reeves
Toni Reeves
Solicitor
Court of Protection
Naila Kosser
Naila Kosser
Chartered Legal Executive
Court of Protection
Danielle Lloyd
Danielle Lloyd
Legal Support Assistant
Court of Protection
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