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Year of Call: 2004


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Clerk: Joanne Caunt

Clerk: Ellen McInall


Cristín has a strong commercial chancery practice, with particular expertise in all aspects of insolvency law, commercial dispute resolution and property litigation.  She is especially recommended for commercial injunctions.

Cristín is appointed to the Attorney General’s Regional Panel of Junior Counsel to the Crown.

  • Cristín is very thorough and good on her feet

    Legal 500
  • She is very bright and communicative with an eye for detail. Client-friendly

    Legal 500
  • She has good attention to detail and comes up with alternative solutions. She's also really on the ball and a safe pair of hands - you can give her complex matters and she will get the job done well

    Chambers and Partners
  • She is considered, committed, hard working, meticulous, dedicated, and bright.

    Legal 500
  • She is approachable and flexible. Cristin makes herself available to her instructing solicitors from the outset and immerses herself fully in the case.

    Legal 500
  • She's quite amazing all in all

    Chambers and Partners
  • Particularly experienced in cases involving injunctions

    Legal 500
  • She is phenomenally thorough and has a detailed knowledge of arcane parts of Acts and rules... She really fights her client's corner and is very thorough in her preparation. She is an excellent cross-examiner.

    Chambers & Partners
  • She is excellent. She has a very common-sense approach to the conduct of a claim combined with ruthless attention to detail.

    Chambers & Partners
  • Particularly recommended for insolvency work.

    Legal 500
  • Particularly experienced in cases involving injunctions.

    Legal 500 2019
  • 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
  • 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
  • Recommended for insolvency and shareholder disputes.

    Legal 500
  • Her cases include restrictive covenants and easements.

    Legal 500
  • Excellent with clients.

    Legal 500
  • Very accessible and commercial.

    Legal 500
  • Reliable, commercial and client-friendly.

    Legal 500
  • Prepared to fight if needs be.

    Legal 500
  • She is feisty and good on her feet in court.

    Chambers UK
  • She is very thoughtful, quite cerebral and popular with judges.

    Chambers UK
  • The "very resilient and determined" Toman is noted for her... clear advice and strategy.

    Legal 500
  • [U]ltra helpful. Cristín Toman is very, very reliable.

    Chambers UK
  • Up-and-comer Cristín 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
  • Extremely bright, with a great future ahead of her, Cristín Toman is said by clients to produce fantastic results.

    Chambers & Partners

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Career and Associations

Appointed to the Attorney General’s Regional Panel of Junior Counsel to the Crown 2018

Enterprise Chambers 2006-present

Pupillage 11 Stone Buildings 2004-2005

Called to the Bar, Lincoln’s Inn, 2004

Admitted to practice of barrister & solicitor:

-Western Australia, 2000
-High Court Australia, 2000
-New South Wales, 2002
-Victoria, 2003

Atanaskovic Hartnell, Sydney 2002-2004

William & Hughes Perth, 2000-2002

Associate to The Honourable Justice Steytler, Supreme Court of Western Australia, Perth 1999- 2000

Freehill Hollingdale and Page 1997-2000

University of Western Australia, Bachelor of Science with Honours (Biochemistry) and Bachelor of Law

Member of the Chancery Bar Association

Member of the North East Circuit


Appointment of administrators out of court by directors: Can a customer speed up the process of removing a freeze on its account? (2019)

New Insolvency Rules create new uncertainties

When will Interim Relief be Appropriate in POCA Pt 7 Cases? (2018)

Overpayments By The Guarantor In On-Demand Guarantees: Is The Guarantor Entitled To Subrogation? (2017)

Tortious Duties of Care Owed in Letters of Credit between Parties to the Autonomous Contracts (2013)

Giving notice – redundancies after City Link

Liquidators Entitled to Costs pre-dating a Change of Liquidators [2016]

Liquidation Committees [2016]

Contributor to the Rural Law Notebook

Contributor to The Landlord & Tenant Factbook