Felicity Toube KCKC 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 English law, as well as the law of other common law jurisdictions. She is asked to speak regularly at conferences, including at INSOL and Offshore Alert.
She has acted in relation to most of the recent major corporate restructurings or insolvencies and related litigation including most recently in NMC, Adler, McDermott, Linkfund, Cimolai, GateGroup, Codere, Saad, Madoff, Lehman, Stanford, Rastogi, Nortel, SPhinX, Sigma, Landsbanki, MF Global, and Rafidain Bank.
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 .
She is also ranked in Who’s Who in Insolvency, and Asset Tracing, and as a Thought Leader in Insolvency.
Felicity also publishes widely across all her fields of experience, including as editor and contributor to Toube on “International Asset Tracing in Insolvency” (OUP) and as one of the General Editors of Lightman & Moss.
She is a Vice Chair of the International Insolvency Institute, and a member of the III’s Board of Directors.
Felicity has been teaching on the Corporate Insolvency Course on the BCL at the University of Oxford since 2019, and has since 2022 taught a one-off class at Columbia Law School on international insolvency (with an emphasis on restructuring plans and schemes of arrangements). She is also undertaking a part-time DPhil at the University of Oxford, focussing on issues in cross-border insolvency law.
She is regularly asked to speak at, and Chair, conferences in the UK and internationally (including by the University of Oxford, INSOL, III, IWIRC, and Global Restructuring Review).
Felicity is also 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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“She is tenacious advocate who is willing to take on the difficult points.”
“She is at top of her game in insolvency, particularly where insolvency meets arbitration.”
“She’s very definitive in her advice: she gets to the nub of the issue quickly and is very solutions-oriented.”
“Felicity Toube is very practical and commercial.”
“Clients love Felicity because she is user friendly and at the top of her game in insolvency.”
“Felicity Toube has brilliant command of the detail, and always takes the commercial context of a case into account when delivering her advice.”
“A terrific practitioner, who always finds time in her busy diary to assist. She gets right to the point when tackling her cases.”
“Felicity is one of the smartest people I have come across, and she has this ability to focus that intelligence in bringing the best results for her clients.”
“She has a fantastic knack for selecting the best points.”
“Felicity is responsive and good to work with. She inspires confidence and has gravitas, which is appreciated by clients.”
“Clients love Felicity. She’s at the top of her game in the field of insolvency, particularly where it intersects with arbitration. She is at the forefront of developing this area of law.”
“Felicity is really fantastic and a go-to in this area.”
“In outstanding advocate: technically brilliant and very responsive.”
“A consummate team player, and a very good advocate.”
Chancery: Commercial, Company, Restructuring/Insolvency, Commercial Dispute Resolution, Offshore
Insolvency, Company, Fraud: Civil, Banking and Finance (Including consumer credit), Offshore and Commercial Litigation