Lucy McCormick#2976

Lucy McCormick

Barrister, Henderson Chambers
Lucy McCormick specialises in commercial dispute resolution, with expertise across a range of industry sectors. Lucy was profiled by NLJ as a ‘Mover and Shaker’ when she moved to Henderson Chambers in 2014, and has continued to build a strong following. She is particularly sought after for matters with tricky procedural aspects or complex expert evidence. Prior to starting practice, Lucy served as judicial assistant to Mummery LJ and spent time at the Financial Markets Law Committee at the Bank of England. She has also been seconded to HSBC to assist with the FCA’s Interest Rate Hedging Product Review. As a result, she brings to bear a high degree of commercial awareness and pragmatism. Lucy is a member of the Attorney General’s ‘C’ Panel of Junior Counsel to the Crown. Her practice includes: · Commercial · Insurance and Property Damage · Personal Injury, Health & Safety and Inquests · Product Liability and Group Actions · Property · Technology Lucy is particularly known for her niche work in the area of Connected and Autonomous Vehicles (CAVs). She lectures nationally and internationally, with recent engagements including the European Robotics Forum, the Future of Transportation World Congress, the Society for Computers and Law, the British Vehicle Rental and Leasing Association, and the Government Legal Department. She is a contributor to An Introduction to Technology Law (1st ed) (Lexis Nexis, 2018), and a co-author of The Law and Autonomous Vehicles (1st ed) (Routledge, 2019).
Contributed to


Autonomous vehicles—key legal issues
Autonomous vehicles—key legal issues
Practice notes

This Practice Note considers the key legal issues raised by the development and use of autonomous and connected vehicles (also known as driverless cars or automated vehicles). It covers key terminology, the current state of technological developments and key issues such as insurance, product liability, negligence, and data protection.

Practice areas


  • British Insurance Law Association (BILA)
  • Chancery Bar Association (CHBA)
  • Commercial Bar Association (COMBAR)
  • Personal Injury Bar Association (PIBA)
  • Property Bar Association (PBA)


  • Consulting Editorial Board
  • Contributing Author

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