Profile

Full Name: Ms Felicity Fox
Email: felicityfox@vicbar.com.au
Phone: (03) 9225 7777
Mobile: 0432 182 551
Date of Admission: 11 Nov 2014
Called to the Bar: 2 May 2019
Qualifications: BA/LLB (Hons) (Monash); BCL (Oxon)
Previous Occupation: Solicitor, OPP and Herbert Smith Frehills; Judge's Associate, Court of Appeal

Profile

Felicity accepts briefs in criminal, employment (including OH&S), common law and public law matters. She also accepts briefs in commercial law matters. 

Prior to coming to the Bar, Felicity was a solicitor at the Office of Public Prosecutions in the appeals team. As a solicitor she appeared in the County Court in appeals matters; contravention of CCO hearings; mention and directions hearings. In addition to appearance work, Felicity has experience preparing and instructing across a broad range of indictable and summary matters.

In 2015 to 2017, Felicity worked as the Senior Associate to the Honourable Justice Redlich in the Court of Appeal, assisting in the case management and preparation of criminal and civil appeals.  

Felicity also worked as a solicitor at Herbert Smith Freehills in the employment law and commercial litigation teams. She has experience in OH&S prosecutions; industrial relations matters; class actions; general commercial litigation and anti-bribery and corruption advice and disputes. She also had a significant pro-bono practice, working with Justice Connect and appearing on behalf of her clients in VCAT in residential tenancy matters. Felicity also worked with the late Professor Bob Baxt AO, assisting in the research and review of publications including the Baxt Report and the 'Annual Review' of corporations law published in the 'Thomson Reuters Corporations Act'. 

Felicity gained government and public law experience while working as a legal adviser within the Office of General Counsel at the Department of Premier and Cabinet.  She had a particular policy focus on legislative reform of Victoria's integrity system. 

Felicity currently teaches Evidence Law at Victoria University, and has also been a sessional tutor at Monash University teaching criminal law and evidence law. 

Felicity holds a Bachelor of Civil Laws from the University of Oxford. She also holds a Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Laws (Hons) from Monash University, and graduated second in her law cohort. 

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

 

Liability limited by a scheme approved under Professional Standards legislation.

Areas of Practice

Appellate

  • Civil Appeals
  • Criminal Appeals
  • Merit Appeals

Commercial Law

  • Civil Procedure Law
  • Class Actions
  • Competition Law & Consumer Law
  • Contractual Disputes
  • Corporations Law & Securities Law
  • Insurance Law & Professional Negligence Law
  • Property & Probate

Common Law

  • Class Actions
  • Insurance Law
  • Judicial Review
  • Negligence
  • Occupational Health & Safety (OH&S)
  • Personal Injury
  • Work Injury Damages
  • Workers Compensation

Criminal Law

  • Appellate
  • Confiscation of Assets
  • Corporate / White Collar Crime
  • Corruption
  • Crimes Against the Person
  • Domestic Violence
  • Drugs
  • Environmental
  • Extradition
  • Fraud
  • Health & Safety
  • Intervention Orders
  • Juvenile / Children's Court
  • Mental Illness
  • Money Laundering
  • Planning
  • Proceeds of Crime
  • Property
  • Sexual Assault
  • Traffic / Motor Vehicle
  • Victims of Crime
  • Work

Equity & Trusts

Government

Industrial Relations Law & Employment Law

  • Discrimination
  • Employment Contracts
  • Industrial Disputes
  • Industrial Tribunals
  • Occupational Health & Safety (OH&S)
  • Public Sector Appeals
  • Restraint of Trade
  • Statutory Employment Rights
  • Unfair Dismissal

Inquests, Inquiries, Tribunals & Commissions

  • Coronial Inquests
  • Disciplinary Tribunals
  • Royal Commissions

Public Law & Administrative Law

From 17 May 2019, liability limited by a scheme approved under Professional Standards Legislation.


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