Felicity Maher

Admission: 1999

Call: 2006 (England and Wales Bar); 2012 (NSW); 2018 (WA)

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Felicity has a broad commercial practice, encompassing complex financial services, construction, resources and insolvency disputes.

Felicity has experience in large-scale banking litigation, insolvency and bankruptcy disputes, and general commercial litigation.  She has acted for banks and other financial institutions, insolvency practitioners, large and small corporations across a broad spectrum of industries, and individuals.  She has appeared as counsel in the WA and NSW Supreme Courts, the Federal Court and the English High Court and County Courts.

Before joining Quayside Chambers Felicity was a solicitor at King & Wood Mallesons (then Mallesons Stephen Jaques) in Perth, a Judicial Assistant to the then Master of the Rolls, Lord Phillips, in the Court of Appeal in England, and an Assistant Parliamentary Counsel in the English Parliamentary Counsel Office in London. 

Felicity practiced as a barrister in London for five years and in Sydney for two years. She is an Associate Member of 3 Verulam Buildings Chambers in London.

Felicity currently holds a Senior Lectureship at the Law School of the University of Western Australia, where she teaches and researches in various private law subjects. Felicity has a particular interest in the law of restitution and unjust enrichment.

Felicity holds a Doctor of Philosophy (Law), Master of Philosophy (Law) and Bachelor of Civil Law from Oxford University, and a Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Arts from the University of Western Australia.

As a student, Felicity won prizes for being the best student in second year and third year of the law degree, and in torts, remedies, consumer law, administrative law and transnational commercial law.