Lucinda has been a full-time member of the Law Faculty since 2004. She is also involved with teaching and examining on the University of London 's external LLB programme. Prior to entering academia, Lucinda worked both in the UK and abroad. She is fluent in French and Spanish.
Research Lucinda's main research areas include:
The transnational development and multi-level governance of private law including, but not restricted to, activities at the EU level.
Comparative private law - primarily contract.
European Union law – most particularly from the private law perspective (eg the development of the Common Frame of Reference of European Contract law).
EU and national (English and French) consumer law.
The Bank Charges saga and European Contract Law Harmonisation: A Governance Perspective (forthcoming 2011)
'The Common Frame of Reference and the Feasibility of a Common Contract Law in Europe ' (2007) Journal of Business Law 378-411.
After the Unfair Contract Terms Directive; Recent European Directives and English Law' (2007) 3 European Review of Contract Law 88.
‘Penalty Clauses in England and France: A Comparative Study',  1 International and Comparative Law Quarterly 79-106.
Chapters in edited collections
(co-authored with Philip Hellwege) ‘Control of Standard Terms’ in G. Dannemann and S Vogenauer (eds) (OUP, forthcoming 2012)
‘European Contract Law and the Lisbon Treaty' in D. Ashiagbor, N. Countouris, I. Lianos The EU after Lisbon (CUP, forthcoming 2011).
The Notion of a European Private Law and a Softer Side to Harmonisation' in M. Lobban and J. Moses (eds), The Making of European Tort Law: Legal and Social Philosophy (CUP, Cambridge forthcoming 2010/2011).
'The Enforcement of Contractual Obligations; Comparative Observations on the Notion of Performance' ; in J. Cartwright, S. Vogenauer, S. Whittaker (eds.) Reforming the French law of Obligations: Comparative Observations on the Avant-projet de réforme du droit des obligations et de la prescription (the Avant-projet Catala) (Oxford: Hart, 2009)
(2010 published in French by Société de législation comparée as: 'L'exécution forcée en nature des obligations contractuelles: observations de droit comparé sur la notion d'exécution')
'Specific Performance in the Common law and Civil law; Some Lessons for Harmonisation' in P. Giliker (ed.) Re-examining Contract and Unjust Enrichment: Anglo-Canadian Perspectives ( Leiden , Martinus Nijhoff, 2007) Chapter 14 (pp281- 310).
Current Teaching Undergraduate
European Union Law
European Contract Law
EC consumer Law
Phd Supervision Lucinda welcomes approaches for supervision from prospective PhD students in topics related to EU private law, comparative contract law and consumer law.