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Rachel Owusu-Agyei

Call: 2015

At Old Square Chambers "barristers are approachable, reasonable and practical, with those same qualities being instilled in the clerks."

Chambers & Partners 2018

Old Square Chambers houses "true experts in employment law," who are "quite simply brilliant."

The Legal 500 2017


Rachel joined Old Square as a tenant after the successful completion of her pupillage in October 2017. She is building a diverse and busy practice across all of Chambers’ core areas of work, with a particular focus on Employment, Discrimination, Education and Professional Regulation and Discipline. Rachel also has experience in Public law, having acted as a junior in one of the first judicial reviews arising out of the Covid-19 pandemic.

As well as being an experienced advocate, Rachel is developing an impressive practice as an independent investigator.

Rachel is regularly praised by her clients and peers as “talented and promising”, a “particularly effective cross-examiner” and “exceptionally easy to work with”.

Rachel read Law at Queens’ College, Cambridge. She was called to the Bar in 2015 and was awarded a Major Scholarship by Inner Temple.

Rachel maintains a keen commitment to pro bono work and accepts instructions in a number of pro bono matters each year. Rachel has provided assistance on the Employment Lawyers Appeals Advice Scheme, the Employment Tribunal Litigant in Person Scheme and gives free, monthly advice at the South West London Law Centre surgeries.

Professional Memberships

  • Employment Lawyers Association
  • Employment Law Bar Association
  • Industrial Law Society
  • Administrative Law Bar Association
  • Personal Injury Bar Association
  • Association of Regulatory & Disciplinary Lawyers


Employment & Discrimination



Professional Regulatory & Discipline

Administrative & Public law

Personal Injury

General Civil Litigation

Recent and current work

Key contacts

Graham Smith

Deputy Senior Clerk
Graham Smith Telephone Clerk020 7269 0357 Email Clerk

Evie Cocker

Junior Team Leaders Assistant
Evie Cocker Telephone Clerk020 7269 0300 Email Clerk
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Out of hours

William Meade (Senior Clerk)

07970 649 755


Graham Smith (Deputy Senior Clerk)

07795 023 532