Name:
Lucy Masoud
Year of Call:
2017
Inn:
Inner Temple
Area of Expertise:
Family
Crime
Immigration
Practice Summary:
  • Private and Public Children
  • Domestic Violence
  • Crime
  • Youth Crime
Biography:
Lucy joined Chambers in November 2019 following successful completion of pupillage. Prior to commencing pupillage, Lucy worked as a full time firefighter for the London Fire Brigade for 12 years. Whilst working as a firefighter, Lucy became an elected union official for the Fire Brigade Union (FBU) and was responsible for representing members when they faced disciplinary action from their employer.

Following the Grenfell fire tragedy, Lucy was seconded full time into the FBU and assisted with the Grenfell Tower Inquiry, working closely with the union’s legal team. Lucy’s role included working alongside barristers, advising on relevant matters and sitting in and advising firefighters during their police interviews. Lucy also regularly participated in media interviews and debates for BBC News, ITV News, Sky and Channel 4 in relation to Grenfell Tower and ensuring that the FBU position was put forward.

Lucy has a particular interest in social justice and regularly volunteers in the West Bank in Palestine as a ‘protective presence’. Lucy is also an outspoken feminist and regularly speaks out, and campaigns for the rights of women and girls, and for the protection of female-only spaces.

Education & Awards:
  • BPP University: BPTC
  • Middlesex University: GDL
  • University of Greenwich: Politics BA (Hons)