Felicity Toube KC KC 2011, Called to the Bar 1995

Felicity Toube KC specialises in domestic and cross-border insolvency and restructuring, banking and financial services, commercial litigation, civil fraud, and company law. Felicity appears in the Cayman Islands on a regular basis. She also acts as an expert in international proceedings (in particular in the US) in English law, as well as the law of other common law jurisdictions. She is asked to speak regularly at conferences, including at III, INSOL, IWIRC, and Offshore Alert.

Felicity has acted in relation to most of the recent major corporate restructurings or insolvencies and related litigation including most recently in NMC, GateGroup, Smile Telecoms, Codere, Saad, Madoff, Lehman, Stanford, Rastogi, Nortel, SPhinX, Sigma, Landsbanki, and MF Global.

Felicity is widely recognised in all the legal directories as an expert in several fields. She won Chambers and Partners Insolvency/Company Silk of the Year 2020 and is ranked as a Leading Silk both nationally and internationally by Chambers & Partners in Insolvency/Restructuring, Commercial Dispute Resolution, Company Law, and Commercial/Chancery Litigation. Chambers UK Bar 2022 refers to her as “a very polished and persuasive advocate.” “She is incredibly responsive, user-friendly and pragmatic, even when clearly under pressure.”.” Other comments include:

“Felicity is really technically excellent, easy to work with, turns things round very quickly and has an informal, easy style that translates well with clients.”

“A powerhouse in international insolvency law. She is incredibly responsive, user-friendly and pragmatic.”

“A really good litigator, who’s very clever, very personable and completely committed to her clients. She is a real insolvency expert and a very good, tough advocate.”

“She is incredible and very polished. She has gravitas with the judges and is an encyclopaedia on insolvency.”

“She is incredibly responsive, user-friendly and pragmatic.”

She is ranked by Legal 500 2022 as a Leading Silk for Insolvency, Banking and Finance, Civil Fraud, Commercial Litigation, and Offshore: with comments including: “Absolutely first rate in all areas. Highly recommended.” and “At the top of her game – very clever but extremely pragmatic.

Felicity is also ranked in Who’s Who in Insolvency and Asset Tracing, and also as a Thought Leader in Insolvency. She is a Vice President of the International Insolvency Institute, and is currently undertaking a part time DPhil in Cross Border Insolvency at the University of Oxford, where she also teaches on the BCL (Masters) course as a visiting professor.

Felicity also publishes widely across all her fields of experience, including as editor and contributor to Toube on “International Asset Tracing in Insolvency” (OUP).

Felicity is an ADR Group Accredited Civil & Commercial Mediator, an accredited Arbitrator by CiArb, and is Co-Chair of the INSOL ADR Colloquium.

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