Rachael has been practising as a Barrister for over 17 years, She has developed a practice in all aspects of family law, with particular regard to those involving child protection issues.
She regularly deals with emergency applications. She is often instructed on behalf of parents, intervenors, local authorities and children’s Guardians in public law matters.
Rachael has considerable experience in sexual and non accidental abuse cases and has often represented intervenors in such matters. Rachael often receives instructions from vulnerable clients and has acted through the Official Solicitor.
She also has a great deal of experience in Private law matters, particularly those involving intractable contact disputes, national and international relocation and cases where Section 37 of the Children Act 1989 may be applicable. She is experienced in cases where there are allegations of domestic abuse and control.
“She is an excellent advocate and very decisive, with well-structured skeleton arguments.” “Rachael is very focused and dedicated to achieving the best result for clients.”
(Chambers and Partners 2014)
“A popular and busy practitioner in the area of children.”
(Legal 500 2011)