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Felicity Toube QC

London, UK Global Guide 2021 Ranked in 3 departments
Ranked in : Restructuring/Insolvency , Dispute Resolution: Commercial , Dispute Resolution: Commercial Chancery
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Restructuring/Insolvency - UK

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Felicity Toube QC
Combines her vast experience and expertise in contentious insolvency cases, particularly those involving fraud, with an excellent courtroom presence. She frequently turns her hand to offshore disputes and is well recognised for her strength in international proceedings.
Strengths: "She is fantastic, very down to earth and has an encyclopedic knowledge of the law. She's also very easy to deal with and accessible - the perfect barrister." "She's extremely good and unbelievably responsive. She turns out extremely high-quality work at all times of day and is a really, really good advocate."
Recent work: Instructed by ASA, a mining company, to assist with issues arising from the takeover of company in administration.
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Dispute Resolution: Commercial - UK

Band 2

Felicity Toube QC
Strengths: "She is a good advocate with a crisp style that goes down really well." "She is very responsive, very clever and very easy to deal with."
Recent work: Acted in the Saad Litigation, an international fraud case, which raised issues relating to Saudi banking relationships, transfers of shares and the English insolvency processes.
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Dispute Resolution: Commercial Chancery - UK

Band 2

Felicity Toube QC
Strengths: "Felicity is superb - really responsive, thoughtful and fantastic with clients. She's an outstanding barrister." "She's very pragmatic and user-friendly. She is able to advise on technical issues and is also great on her feet in court."
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Practice Areas

Felicity Toube QC specialises in domestic and cross-border insolvency and restructuring, banking and financial services, commercial litigation, civil fraud, and company law. Felicity is regularly instructed in cases in the Cayman Islands and the BVI. She acts as an expert (in the laws of England and other common law jurisdictions) in international proceedings (including in the USA).

Career

Felicity has acted on all the recent major corporate insolvencies, including: Gategroup, NMC, Pizza Express, Smile Telecoms, Codere, Swissport, Carluccios, Debenhams, Matalan, Saad, Madoff, Peak Hotels, Lehman, Stanford, Nortel, and MF Global. She also acted for the successful supporting creditor in the Gertner appeal.

She is a mediator (ADR Group), an arbitrator (CiArb), and Co-Chair of the INSOL Mediation Colloquium.

Felicity’s publications include: Moss, Fletcher & Isaacs on the EU Regulation, Toube on "International Asset Tracing in Insolvency" (OUP), Halsbury’s Laws on Corporate Insolvency. Felicity is Chair of the Editorial Board of Insolvency Intelligence, a Board member of III, and Chair of the Appeal Panel for ICAS.

She also teaches on the BCL course at Oxford University and is currently undertaking a part-time DPhil in Law at Oxford University, focusing on issues of cross-border insolvency.

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