ProfileRachel is a criminal, civil and regulatory law specialist who offers an approachable and professional service for members of the public. She qualified as a civil, commercial and workplace mediator in 2015 and offers a sensitive and proactive solution focused service for participants.
Rachel has expertise in General and Business Crime: Including all aspects of the Proceeds of Crime Act.
She also has specialism in Business and Regulatory Law matters: including professional disciplinary hearings, (Healthcare, Finance & Sport). Financial Disclosure and Enforcement proceedings and Data Protection Act cases. Rachel represents clients at Inquests and Inquiries (public and private). She has experience of leading and assisting organisations with internal investigations for workplace and reporting purposes.
Rachel has experience of acting for foreign nationals in the UK and overseas with cross jurisdictional matters and has many professional colleagues with whom she works internationally. Rachel sits on the International Committee of the General Council of the Bar representing the Profession in the UK and Overseas.
Rachel appears on behalf of both the prosecution and defence; acting alone and being led in cases at all levels. She is also regularly instructed by Professional Regulatory Bodies.
She is currently based in London but regularly appears in courts outside London and is happy to travel in the UK and Internationally to assist clients.
Rachel has appeared in many cases which have been reported in the law reports and press. She appears in complex cases concerning civil, criminal and regulatory matters.
Rachel also provides advice, assistance and training to Directors with regards to criminal responsibility in business, she has published many articles in this area.
Rachel has an LLB (Hons) Law Degree from The University of Liverpool, and a Masters Degree in Criminology from Cambridge University. She was called to the Bar by Inner Temple in 1999. She was appointed a Bencher of the Inner Temple in 2015, and is the Assistant Chief Examiner for Ethics on behalf of the BSB. She is actively involved in supporting access to the profession with diversity support schemes and undertakes advocacy training of pupils and junior practitioners.
She aims to respond to all Direct Access Enquiries received via the Portal within 48 hours. A more detailed profile of her work can be seen at Serjeants Inn Chambers Website.
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