Felicity Potter

Associate

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Practices
Industries
International
Education
  • The University of Queensland-Australia, LLM, Corporate and Commercial Law, 2005
  • The University of Queensland-Australia, LLB, Law, 2001
  • The University of Queensland-Australia, BA, Government, 2000
Admissions
  • Solicitor Advocate Civil, England & Wales
  • Solicitor, England and Wales
  • Solicitor, Queensland, Australia
  • Solicitor, High Court of Australia
Affiliations

Associate Member, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb)

Felicity focuses her practice on complex commercial disputes, multi-jurisdictional disputes and international arbitration. She regularly handles cases in the High Court and Court of Appeal as well as offshore jurisdictions and arbitral forums. Felicity has experience working on a wide variety of matters including large value fraud claims, contractual disputes, financial disputes, shareholder disputes, partnership disputes, corporate investigations, international judgment enforcement and bankruptcy and insolvency matters.

Felicity has been ranked as an ‘Associate to Watch’ by Chambers and Partners UK for her work in civil fraud litigation.

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Felecity Potter
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Representation of a substantial client in relation to a multi-million dollar arbitration before the Netherlands Arbitration Institute (NAI) in respect of a large cement plant in Eastern Europe.

Representation of a Cayman Islands fund in connection with matters in the courts of the Cayman Islands and the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York relating to attempts by the Trustee for the liquidation of Bernard L. Madoff Investment Securities LLC to recover losses arising from the Bernard L. Madoff "Ponzi scheme."

Representation of a government in enforcing judgments of more than US $120 million against assets and defendants in multiple jurisdictions in the United States, the Caribbean, and Asia.

Representation of a chemical company in connection with developing and implementing a comprehensive asset tracing and recovery plan relating to a US $900+ million verdict rendered in its favor.

Representation of the bankruptcy estate of a Hong Kong company in relation to tracing and recovery of US $200 million+ allegedly transferred from the company, involving work in both BVI and Cayman Islands including pursuing injunctive relief against Hong Kong-based company directors from Grand Court of the Cayman Islands.

Representation of a Cayman Islands limited partnership operating in China in exploring possible litigation options designed to prevent loss of corporate control under the terms of a complex financial transaction.

Representation of a European financial services company in two adversary proceedings relating to recovery of fraudulent conveyances of US $12 million+.

Representation of a UK pharmaceutical company in relation to the termination of a distribution agreement for distribution of its products by a Canadian company.

Representation of an IT Corporation in a large arbitration involving a multi-million pound claim concerning a breach of a project agreement.

Representation of minority shareholders in an unfair prejudice petition

Named as an “Associate to Watch,” Civil Fraud, Chambers & Partners UK, 2011-2013

Co-author, "Welcome to the party: How will Third Party Funding affect the legal landscape," New Law Journal, October 24, 2008