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The 36 Group

36 BEDFORD ROW, LONDON, WC1R 4JH, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7421 8000
Fax:
Fax 020 7421 8035
DX:
360 LDE
Email:
Web:
www.36group.co.uk
London, Singapore

Rachel Toney

Tel:
Work 020 7440 6900
Email:
Web:
36group.co.uk/members/rto
The 36 Group (The 36 Group)

Work Department

36 Stone
Litigation

Position

Rachel’s wide-ranging commercial practice includes all aspects of international trade, shipping and maritime work (including a wide variety of bills of lading/charterparty disputes, indemnity claims, Agency Agreement disputes, contamination and cargo claims; Admiralty claims, primarily collisions/allisions including jurisdictional and procedural issues, contracts for the sale and carriage of goods together with insurance and re-insurance) with a particular emphasis on shipbuilding and superyachts, having been instructed in many of the high value new-build disputes involving the world’s largest superyachts. Experienced in mediation as well as arbitration. Rachel’s commercial practice includes conflict of laws/jurisdictional issues, international and domestic disputes, international trade, construction disputes, agency disputes, contracts for the sale and carriage of goods, insurance and re-insurance. Uniquely qualified market leader in the field of employment and personal injury related shipping matters. As Special Advocate, regularly instructed in nationally and internationally high profile, sensitive, national security cases including multi-party private law claims and Judicial Reviews in the Appellate Courts and deprivation/deportation/exclusion appeals before the Special Immigration Appeals Tribunal.

Career

Called 1998, Lincoln’s Inn; Hardwicke Scholar; Wolfson Scholar; junior counsel to the Crown C Panel 2004; Panel B 2008; Appointed to Attorney General’s Panel of Special Advocates 2010. Globally ranked “exceptional” leading senior junior (Shipping & Commodities and Administrative & Public law).

Languages

Fluent German, working knowledge of French.

Member

Commercial Bar Association (COMBAR); London Shipping Law Centre; British Maritime Law Association.

Education

Lutterworth Grammar School, Leicestershire; Oxford University (1997 BA Law with Legal Studies in Europe 1st); Konstanz University, Germany (1999 LLM Comparative Law).

Leisure

Music, travel, rugby union, sailing.


London Bar

Administrative and public law (including local government)

Within: Leading Juniors

Rachel Toney - The 36 GroupBright, tenacious and hardworking.

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Within: Leading Juniors

Rachel Toney - The 36 GroupA compelling advocate; she is very thorough in her review of evidence and is good at managing experts.'.

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