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Felicity in 60 seconds

Felicity has a broad range of commercial and insolvency litigation experience and advises her clients on fraud, banking, debt recovery, security enforcement and external administrations.

Clients call upon Felicity for her commercial and insolvency litigation and regulatory expertise.

Acting in both the State and Federal Courts, Felicity advises financial institutions, insolvency practitioners, secured lenders and creditors in the areas of fraud, banking litigation, cross border insolvency, debt recovery, security enforcement, voluntary administration, deeds of company arrangement, receiverships and liquidations. She is also involved in advising financial institutions in relation to their compliance with regulatory obligations

Prior to joining HDY, Felicity worked as an in-house lawyer for a leading Australian financial institution, and during this time developed an understanding of the challenges faced by banks in a highly competitive environment.

Felicity's recent experience includes undertaking litigation on behalf of liquidators following the collapse of a well-known listed entity and its subsidiaries and conducting complex banking litigation involving the funding of a major non-bank lender.


  • LLB (Hons), BMS (Hons), BCL (Oxon)

    International experience

    Felicity has worked and studied abroad. She spent 2 years working for Allen & Overy in London and completing her Masters at Oxford, and an additional 3.5 years working for Chapman Tripp in Auckland, New Zealand.

Industry associations

  • Member of the Australian Restructuring Insolvency & Turnaround Association (ARITA)

Felicity's Recent Experience


HDY acts for Bentleys Corporate Recovery on all aspects of the liquidation of the Octaviar Group (formerly MFS) and the resulting global litigation. The collapse of Octaviar is one of the country's largest ever liquidations. The formal recognition of the Australian proceedings against Octaviar in the US Bankruptcy Court in New York in 2013 are testament to the significance of the liquidation and its global impact.