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Rachel Toney

Rachel Toney
4 Field Court
Gray’s Inn
+44 20 7440 6900


Who's Who Legal UK Bar - International Trade and Commodities

Rachel Toney’s shipping and commercial practice includes all aspects of international trade and maritime work (and associated applications for urgent interim relief) including all shipbuilding disputes, warranty claims, a wide variety of bills of lading/charterparty disputes, indemnity claims, agency agreement disputes, contamination and cargo claims, Admiralty claims and contracts for the sale and carriage of goods together with insurance and re-insurance. She is experienced in mediation as well as arbitration. Rachel has developed a very successful shipbuilding and superyacht practice, an area in which she has represented Owners and Builders and continues to be instructed in many significant, high-value new-build disputes involving a number of the world’ s largest superyachts.

Rachel is a member of COMBAR, the Admiralty Bar, the London Common Law and Commercial Bar Association, the British German Jurists Association and BMLA.

Rachel was called to the Bar in 1998; became Junior Counsel to the Crown – Panel C in 2004; was promoted to Panel B in March 2008; and became a member of the Attorney Generals’ Panel of Special Advocates in 2010.

Rachel was educated at Oxford University Law (legal studies in Europe BA Hons (1st), 1997); and Konstanz University, Germany (LLM, finalised 1999).

WWL says: Rachel Toney is considered "a standout junior" at the Bar for her excellent shipping practice.

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