Felicity is an international QC at Carmelite Chambers, London and Crockett Chambers, Melbourne, largely defending in serious and complex trials and appeals, often with an international element. She is admitted in England & Wales and Australia and has had ad hoc admission in Hong Kong and Gibraltar. She was Legal Personality of the Year 2016 and has been recognised in the Legal 500 as a leading silk and as “Fearless and independent minded”. She led the appeal in R v Jogee in the UK Supreme Court which was described by the BBC as a ‘moment of genuine legal history’ , she is one of the few women silks to defend in a terrorism trial and recently led a team of academics and practitioners who were given leave to file an Amicus Curiae Brief in the ICTY Radovan Karadžić Appeal.
Felicity is Professor of Legal Practice at Deakin University where she lectures in Criminal Law and Modern Slavery and is involved in the clinical programs. She is also an Adjunct Fellow at the University of Western Sydney and Charles Darwin University where she has lectured on International Criminal Law, Transnational Law, Terrorism, Cybercrime, Criminal Law, Evidence Law, Science & Law and Feminist Legal Theory. Her current PhD candidature involves researching Using Technology to Combat Human Trafficking.