Lucas Bastin KC

With 15 years of litigation and arbitration experience and standing as the current Legal 500 International Arbitration Junior of the Year, Lucas has a versatile practice across an array of practices areas, albeit with most of his work relating to his expertise in public international law, international arbitration and commercial litigation relating thereto.

Lucas previously practised for several years in a global law firm, before carrying across to the Bar a strong full-time practice in these areas.  The strength of his practice has been recognised through the rankings awarded during his first full year of practice at the Bar.  He was ranked as a leading junior in public international law and international arbitration.  He is now routinely ranked as a Tier 1 junior in all the major directories.

Lucas’ law firm experience in handling large and complex disputes and advices, makes him well suited to this area of practice, and to understanding and answering the pressures teams face when handling such matters.  Lucas also accepts arbitral appointments under all arbitral rules.


2021: Appointed Queens Counsel

2007: Call in Australia

2013: Call in England & Wales

2021: Called to The British Virgin Islands Bar