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36 BEDFORD ROW, LONDON, WC1R 4JH, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7421 8000
Fax:
Fax 020 7421 8035
DX:
360 LDE
Email:
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London, Singapore
The 36 Group, Rachel Toney, London, ENGLAND

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Rachel Toney

Tel:
Work 020 7440 6900
Email:
The 36 Group (The 36 Group)

Work Department

Litigation

Position

Before commencing her career at the Bar, she read Law with Legal Studies in Europe at Oxford University and spent a year in Konstanz reading German Law before completing her LLM (in German) in comparative law. Rachel’s wide-ranging commercial practice includes all aspects of international trade, shipping and maritime work (“dry” shipping – all aspects including a wide variety of bills of lading/charterparty disputes, indemnity claims, Agency Agreement disputes, contamination and cargo claims; “wet” shipping/Admiralty claims, primarily collisions/allisions including jurisdictional and procedural issues), contracts for the sale and carriage of goods together with insurance and re-insurance. Rachel is experienced in mediation as well as arbitration. Rachel has particular experience of a wide-range of disputes involving “superyachts”. Her commercial practice includes conflict of laws/jurisdictional issues, international and domestic disputes, international trade, shipping and maritime work, construction disputes, agency disputes, contracts for the sale and carriage of goods, insurance and re-insurance. Rachel is experienced in mediation as well as arbitration. Rachel has a substantial employment practice.

Career

Called 1998; Lincoln’s Inn; Hardwicke Scholar; Wolfson Scholar; junior counsel to the Crown C Panel 2004; junior counsel to the Crown Panel B 2008; member of the Attorney General’s Panel of Special Advocates 2010. Recommended as a leading barrister for shipping and employment in the Legal 500 and Chambers & Partners UK Bar, where she has been described as ‘exceptional’.

Languages

Fluent German, working knowledge of French.

Member

Commercial Bar Association (COMBAR); Employment Law Bar Association (ELBA); British German Jurists Association; 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

Shipping

Within: Shipping – Leading juniors

Rachel Toney - The 36 GroupVery thorough and charming to deal with.

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