Felicity Fox


Barrister

Secretary:
Admitted:
11 Nov 2014
Bar:
2 May 2019
Location:
Room 0907, Gorman Chambers,
Level 9 460 Lonsdale Street, Melbourne, 3000
Call Foley’s on 03 9225 7777 to discuss availability
PROFILE

Felicity accepts briefs in criminal and quasi criminal matters (including OH&S prosecutions), as well as commercial, public law and employment law matters.

Felicity regularly appears as counsel in the Magistrates' Court and County Court, and has appeared as junior counsel in the Court of Appeal, Coroners Court, Supreme Court and IBAC. Felicity has appeared for defence in committal hearings, contested hearings, contested summary jurisdiction applications, pleas and bail applications. Felicity has experience in drafting written cases for the Court of Appeal, and has experience in drafting relevant documents in proceeds of crime matters. Additionally, Felicity has been accepted into the 2020 VLA Trial Counsel Development Program.

Felicity also advises clients in relation to sexual harassment claims and other general employment law matters, and has experience in conducting matters in tribunals, and through mediations. She has experience in drafting pleadings in general commercial matters. 

Prior to coming to the bar, Felicity worked as the Senior Associate to the Honourable Justice Redlich in the Court of Appeal, and was also a solicitor in the appellate division of the Office of Public Prosecutions. Felicity began her career as a solicitor at Herbert Smith Freehills in the employment law and commercial litigation teams. Felicity also has experience in policy and legal advice for Government, having worked as a legal adviser within the Office of General Counsel for the Department of Premier and Cabinet. 

Felicity teaches evidence law and legal ethics at Victoria University, and has previously taught evidence law and criminal law at Monash University. 

Felicity holds a Bachelor of Civil Laws from the University of Oxford. She graduated second in her law cohort at Monash University, and recieved a number of prizes, including the Jeffrey L Sher Prize for Trial Practice & Advocacy. 

Felicity is a member of the New Barristers' Committee. 

Felicity read with Christopher Carr. Her senior mentor is Claire Harris QC.

 

Liability limited by a scheme approved under Professional Standards legislation.

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AREAS OF PRACTICE

Appellate
Commercial Law
Common Law
Criminal Law
Equity & Trusts
Government
Industrial Relations Law & Employment Law
Inquests, Inquiries, Tribunals & Commissions
Public Law & Administrative Law

Profile1

Felicity accepts briefs in criminal and quasi criminal matters (including OH&S prosecutions), as well as commercial, public law and employment law matters.

Felicity regularly appears as counsel in the Magistrates' Court and County Court, and has appeared as junior counsel in the Court of Appeal, Coroners Court, Supreme Court and IBAC. Felicity has appeared for defence in committal hearings, contested hearings, contested summary jurisdiction applications, pleas and bail applications. Felicity has experience in drafting written cases for the Court of Appeal, and has experience in drafting relevant documents in proceeds of crime matters. Additionally, Felicity has been accepted into the 2020 VLA Trial Counsel Development Program.

Felicity also advises clients in relation to sexual harassment claims and other general employment law matters, and has experience in conducting matters in tribunals, and through mediations. She has experience in drafting pleadings in general commercial matters. 

Prior to coming to the bar, Felicity worked as the Senior Associate to the Honourable Justice Redlich in the Court of Appeal, and was also a solicitor in the appellate division of the Office of Public Prosecutions. Felicity began her career as a solicitor at Herbert Smith Freehills in the employment law and commercial litigation teams. Felicity also has experience in policy and legal advice for Government, having worked as a legal adviser within the Office of General Counsel for the Department of Premier and Cabinet. 

Felicity teaches evidence law and legal ethics at Victoria University, and has previously taught evidence law and criminal law at Monash University. 

Felicity holds a Bachelor of Civil Laws from the University of Oxford. She graduated second in her law cohort at Monash University, and recieved a number of prizes, including the Jeffrey L Sher Prize for Trial Practice & Advocacy. 

Felicity is a member of the New Barristers' Committee. 

Felicity read with Christopher Carr. Her senior mentor is Claire Harris QC.

 

Liability limited by a scheme approved under Professional Standards legislation.

Committee Memberships

  • (Member) New Barristers' Committee