Lucy qualified from the Royal Veterinary College in 2009 and joined Oakley Vets in August of that year. She had a strong interest in surgery and gained a lot of surgical experience during her time there. Lucy won the CVS Veterinary Surgeon of the Year award in October 2011. In April 2012 she transferred to Beechwood Vets to further develop her surgical skills. She became an advanced practitioner in general small animal surgery in September 2016 and is the main surgeon at Beechwood, accepting both orthopaedic and soft tissue surgical referrals from surrounding practices.