Solicitor

Experience

Rebecca is a solicitor in the Public & Regulatory department. She has experience acting for public and private sector bodies across a range of public, commercial and regulatory matters as well as in house legal experience working at a Non-Departmental Public Body. Rebecca advises on the Freedom of Information Act, interpretation and compliance with statutory obligations and appeals and challenges, including defending public bodies in judicial review proceedings.

Examples of recent work

  • Providing advice on the application of FOIA exemptions
  • Conducting regulatory due diligence for education institutions
  • Advising a client on compliance with statutory disclosure obligations
  • Advising a professional membership organisation in relation to member complaints
  • Providing advice on compliance with statutory and internal investigation procedures

Qualifications and career

  • University of Leicester, Law (LLB), 2007
  • College of Law, LPC, 2010
  • Paralegal at DAC Beachcroft, 2011-2013
  • Trainee Solicitor at DAC Beachcroft, 2013-2015
  • Solicitor at DAC Beachcroft, 2015-2017
  • Solicitor at Big Lottery Fund, 2017-2018
  • Joined Bates Wells Braithwaite, 2018