Rachel is regularly instructed in multi-day hearings in all areas of employment and discrimination law for a wide range of clients. She has a particular interest in discrimination, issues concerning employee status and industrial relations. Rachel has a busy advisory practice, as well as providing drafting services for both Claimants and Respondents.
Rachel is also developing an appellate practice, having appeared in front of the EAT both led by Jack Mitchell and in her own right. Most recently, Rachel successfully resolved a long-running claim on behalf of her client.
Rachel is also able to provide assistance with internal hearings, having represented an NHS Trust in internal disciplinary proceedings against a senior doctor. She has also investigated complaints brought by parents against a staff member at a school.
Before coming to the Bar, Rachel spent a year working as a paralegal in the employment department of a leading City law firm, assisting with all aspects of employment litigation on behalf of Claimants and Respondents. Her work included conducting a large disclosure review, preparing for an interim relief application in a whistleblowing matter, drafting witness statements and advising during grievance and disciplinary matters.
Rachel recently co-authored an article published in the Employment Law Association Brief on the topic of exclusivity clauses in zero-hours contracts. She has also co-authored various Westlaw Insight articles on industrial relations.