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South Square
South Square
3-4 SOUTH SQUARE, GRAY'S INN
LONDON
WC1R 5HP
England

Position

Toby practices in commercial litigation and arbitration, insolvency and restructuring, banking and financial services, civil fraud and company law. He also has experience of costs law and charity law.

Toby has worked on cases at all levels up to the Supreme Court, as well as in international arbitrations and before the Cayman Islands courts. Much of his work involves cross-border situations or foreign law. For example, since 2014 he has advised and appeared in Primeo v HSBC, a $2bn claim in the Cayman Islands.

Toby trained and initially practised in civil, criminal and family law, obtaining experience of expert evidence in civil matters and appearing in the County Court, Youth, Magistrates and Crown Courts, the Principal Registry of the Family Division and the High Court.

He then moved to South Square in a role supporting various charitable initiatives, including as legal director of the NGO, African Prisons Project. Toby subsequently gained commercial trial experience with Robin Knowles CBE QC in the Chancery Division and the Commercial Court, and in a Supreme Court appeal, followed by a third-six pupillage at chambers.

During 2014, he worked in the Cayman Islands on secondment to Campbells law firm. Toby is a CEDR Accredited Mediator.

Career

Called 2005.

Languages

French.

Memberships

Commercial Bar Association, Chancery Bar Association, Cayman Islands Law Society, Attorney General’s National Pro Bono Coordinating Committee, Council of Advisors African Prisons Project (Chairman), Access to Justice Foundation (Treasurer).

Education

Nottingham University (BSc Biology, First Class); College of Law (GDL).

Lawyer Rankings

London Bar > Offshore

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Toby Brown



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A creative problem-solver with a highly rigorous and deeply analytical approach.