Year of call: 2006 (England and Wales), 2012 (New South Wales);

Qualifications

BA, LLB (University of Western Australia); BCL (Distinction), MPhil (Distinction), DPhil (Oxon)

Practice

Felicity was a Member of Chambers from 2006 until 2012.

Felicity now practices as a barrister at 11 Wentworth Chambers in Sydney, Australia: http://www.elevenwentworth.com.au/areas-of-practice/?sid=43

Felicity accepts briefs through her Chambers in Sydney in most areas of practice, including the following:

  • Commercial law
  • Equity
  • Insolvency and bankruptcy
  • Trade practices and competition law
  • Insurance law
  • Professional liability

  • Assistant Parliamentary Counsel, Office of Parliamentary Counsel, London (2004-2006)
  • Judicial Assistant to Lord Phillips (then Master of the Rolls), Court of Appeal of England and Wales (2003)
  • Postgraduate student, University of Oxford (2001-2003)
  • Solicitor, King & Wood Mallesons, Perth (1998-2001)
  • Monckton Chambers Prize for the best student in Transnational Commercial Law, BCL, Oxford
  • Commonwealth Scholarship
  • Jessup International Law Moot Competition, Best Memorial Prize in the Australian Regional Rounds
  • John Norman Barker Prize for the best student, third year LLB, UWA
  • Freehill Hollingdale and Page Prize for the best student, second year LLB, UWA
  • Minter Ellison Prize for the best student in Administrative Law, LLB, UWA
  • Butterworths Prize for the best student in Consumers and the Law, LLB, UWA
  • Best student in Remedies, LLB, UWA
  • Harold H. Glass Memorial Prize for the best student in Torts, LLB, UWA
  • Gowrie Scholarship
  • Key Authorities in Banking Law (2011) (with other Members of 3 Verulam Buildings)
  • Joint Consultant Editor (with Mr Justice William Blair), Butterworths Banking Law Handbook (8th edn, 2010)
  • Joint Consultant Editor (with Mr Justice William Blair ), Butterworths Banking Law Handbook: Recession Special (2009)
  • Joint Consultant Editor (with Mr Justice William Blair ), Butterworths Banking Law Handbook (7th edn, 2008)
  • 'Lessons from Cukurova' [2008] 3(2) Capital Markets Law Journal 126 (with Dr Joanna Benjamin)
  • 'A New Conception of Failure of Basis' [2004] Restitution Law Review 96
  • 'Employer's Rights Over Plant: Cosslett in the House of Lords' (2002) 19(9) Building Law Monthly 1
  • New South Wales Bar Association
  • Inner Temple
  • Commercial Bar Association
  • London Common Law and Commercial Bar Association
  • Society of Legal Scholars
  • Commonwealth Association of Legislative Counsel