Part 4 of the Building Law Reports covers the following key judgments: Okpabi & Ors v Royal Dutch Shell Plc & […]
27th May 2021
Felicity specialises in all aspects of Chambers’ work including in the areas of construction and engineering, energy, IT and professional negligence and also has experience in a number of other commercial practice areas. Felicity acts for a wide range of domestic and international clients.
In the field of construction, Felicity has experience of bespoke and standard form contracts and is familiar with the JCT and NEC forms.
Felicity speaks French, German, basic Spanish and has a working knowledge of Guadeloupean Creole.
Vinci Construction UK Ltd v Beumer Group UK Ltd  EWHC 1874 (TCC)
2011 Shelford Scholarship, Lincoln’s Inn
2011-2012 BPP Law School: LLM in Professional Legal Practice
2009 – 2010 BPP Law School: Bar Vocational Course (Very competent)
Semi-finalist, BPP Mooting Competition
2008-2009 City University: Graduate Diploma in Law/Common Professional Examination (Commendation)
2008 Lord Haldane and Hardwicke Scholarships, Lincoln’s Inn
2003 – 2007 New College, University of Oxford: BA (Hons) Modern Languages
First Class (with Distinction in the colloquial use of the German language)
Heath Harrison Scholar
2004 New College Scholar
Felicity is general editor of the Building Law Reports (Informa).
Prior to coming to the Bar Felicity worked as a French and German speaking paralegal at Addleshaw Goddard LLP on one of the largest pieces of commercial litigation ever to be dealt with in the English courts. During this time she also assisted in a piece of banking litigation.
She completed an internship in the Litigation Department at Noerr in Munich, Germany and has undertaken work experience in the Energy and Infrastructure Department at CMS Cameron McKenna in London.
Felicity has marshalled two high court judges:
She has also undertaken pro bono work for the Free Representation Unit (Employment), a legal advice centre in South London and the BPP Pro Bono Translation Unit.
Before studying law Felicity worked at a small oil exploration company.
She has worked abroad as an English teacher in Guadeloupe and Germany. In addition she worked in Germany as an intern in the Finance Department of a company that provides credit to haulage companies and a company in Germany that provides components for vacuum physics.
Felicity is a member of COMBAR, SCL and TECBAR.
“She is hands-on, gets stuck in and is helpful and responsive.”
“She is very incisive.”
Construction, Chambers & Partners UK Bar 2021
“She is quietly assertive and doesn’t take any nonsense – from the lay client or the other side. She has excellent attention to detail and is prepared to plead difficult arguments.”
Construction, The Legal 500 2021
“A very able individual with especially good written work.”
“Keeps a cool head with difficult clients.”
Construction, Chambers & Partners UK Bar and Global 2020
“An outstanding junior; tough and hardworking.”
Construction, The Legal 500 2020
“A very good junior destined for great things. Bright and conscientious and very approachable.”
Construction, Legal 500 2018