Cristín Toman


Year of Call 2004



General Profile


Cristín practiced as a barrister and solicitor in Australia for 5 years before being called to the bar in England and Wales in 2004.  She undertook pupillage at 11 Stone Buildings, Lincoln’s Inn before joining Chambers in 2006.  She undertakes work in all chambers’ areas of practice.

 

 

The Directories

 

"She has a very easy manner and is a very engaging advocate." "She's very quick and decisive." "She is a skilled advocate with excellent knowledge of the insolvency field."

(Chambers & Partners 2018)

 

"She is very quick and decisive, and swiftly sees all the relevant issues in a case." "Her knowledge of the client is superb, and she provides very practical advice."

(Chambers & Partners 2018)

 

‘Recommended for insolvency and shareholder disputes.’

(Legal 500 2017)

 

‘Her cases include restrictive covenants and easements.’

(Legal 500 2017)

 

“Excellent with clients.”

(Legal 500 2016)

 

“Very accessible and commercial”

(Legal 500 2015) 

 

“Reliable, commercial and client-friendly””

(Legal 500 2015) 

 

“Prepared to fight if needs be.”

(Legal 500 2014)  

 

“She is feisty and good on her feet in court.”

(Chambers UK 2014)  

 

“She is very thoughtful, quite cerebral and popular with judges.”

(Chambers UK 2014)  

 

The “very resilient and determined” Cristin Toman is noted for her“clear advice and strategy”

(Legal500 2013)

 

"ultra helpful" Cristin Toman is "very, very reliable"

(Chambers UK 2013)  

 

Up-and-comer Cristin Toman is making a real name for herself in the insolvency world and is considered to be "excellent, both on her feet and with clients." 

(Chambers & Partners 2010)

 

"Extremely bright, with a great future ahead of her," Cristin Toman is said by clients to produce "fantastic results." 

(Chambers & Partners 2009)

 
Areas of Emphasis

 

Company - Including directors duties and directors’ disqualification work

 

Insolvency - All aspects, corporate and individual, including all stages of the winding up and bankruptcy process, disputed debts, validation orders and insolvency appeals

 

Commercial chancery - Occupational pension schemes, intellectual property, associations, trusts, settlements, family provision, wills, intestacy and probate

 

Commercial - All aspects of commercial and banking litigation, including contractual disputes, sale of goods, finance agreements, bills of sale, international trade, partnerships, securities, bills of exchange, letters of credit and guarantees

 

Landlord and Tenant - Residential and business

 

Property - All aspects including conveyancing, mortgages, easements, restrictive covenants.

 
Career & Associations

 

University of Western Australia, Bachelor of Science with Honours and Bachelor of Law

Admitted to practice of barrister & solicitor:
Western Australia, 2000
High Court Australia, 2000
New South Wales, 2002
Victoria, 2003

Freehill Hollingdale and Page (Australian top tier law firm)

Associate to The Honourable Justice Steytler, Supreme Court of Western Australia, Perth

William & Hughes (Perth’s leading litigation specialist firm)

Atanaskovic Hartnell, Senior Associate 2002-2004.