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Felicity Toube QC

Tel:
Work 020 7696 9900
Email:
Web:
www.southsquare.com
South Square (South Square)

Position

Felicity Toube QC 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.

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

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 a Board Member of Insolvency Intelligence.

Felicity is an ADR Group Accredited Civil & Commercial Mediator and sits on the INSOL International Mediation Panel.

 

Career

Called 1995 (Inner Temple); QC 2011; Called to the Bar of the Cayman Islands 2012; ADR Group Accredited Civil & Commercial Mediator 2015; appointed to INSOL International Mediation Panel 2015.

Member

COMBAR; Chancery Bar Association; International Association for Asset Recovery; Insolvency Service/ILA committees on the EU regulation and UNCITRAL.

Education

Magdalen College, Oxford University (1994 BCL, First Class).


London Bar

Banking and finance (including consumer credit)

Within: Leading Silks

Felicity Toube QC - South SquareHer written opinions should stand as an example of precisely what clients and instructing attorneys want to see – clear, concise and reliable.

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Commercial litigation

Within: Leading Silks

Felicity Toube QC - South SquareIn all areas, Felicity is excellent; she is very bright, efficient, and great to work with.

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Fraud: civil

Within: Leading Silks

Felicity Toube QC - South SquareAn excellent advocate who puts things in a way that are easily understandable and compelling.

Within: Fraud: civil

South Square is home to several highly experienced silks and juniors with a strong track record in civil fraud. In many of the cases there is also a strong insolvency and offshore component. Major mandates include Primeo Fund v HSBC, in which Tom Smith QC was lead counsel for Primeo Fund, and Felicity Toube QC 's role in the high profile AHAB v Saad litigation.

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Insolvency

Within: Leading Silks

Felicity Toube QC - South SquareShe is fiercely intelligent, robust, user-friendly and responsive.

Within: Insolvency

South Square 'continues to dictate the standard to which others must pitch', praised one client, saying the set is 'unrivaled for insolvency-related matters'. Areas where members particularly stand out include schemes of arrangement, company voluntary arrangements, administrations and liquidations, as well as cross-border matters and insolvency litigation. Highlights for David Allison QC include acting for the company in House of Fraser's scheme of arrangement, and the special court-appointed managers conducting the liquidation of Carillion. Daniel Bayfield QC acted for the creditor in Re OJSC International Bank of Azerbaijan. Felicity Toube QC is noted for international proceedings, with particular experience before courts in the Cayman Islands. Henry Phillips was led by William Trower QC in Noble Group Limited; a complex scheme of arrangement involving a restructuring of $4bn of its liabilities. Trowers QC has recently been appointed to the Chancery Division of the High Court.

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Offshore

Within: Leading Silks

Felicity Toube QC - South SquareHer opinions and advice are always a model of clarity.

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