Rachel read Jurisprudence at Christ Church, Oxford, and obtained her LPC at the Oxford Institute of Legal Practice. She completed her training contract at Linklaters, including six months working pro bono for human rights charity Liberty. Rachel qualified as a Solicitor in 2005 and spent seven years as a litigator in private practice in Liverpool and Manchester, before joining Liverpool John Moores University's School of Law as a Senior Lecturer in February 2013.
Rachel teaches Civil Litigation, Interviewing & Advising and Advanced PI on the LPC, and Contract on the LLM in Qualifying Law. She also coordinates the School’s pro bono activities, establishing the School of Law's award-winning Legal Advice Centre in April 2014.
2002, University of Oxford, United Kingdom, MA (Oxon.)
Legal Advice Centre Coordinator, School of Law, Liverpool John Moores University, 2014 - present
Senior Lecturer, School of Law, Liverpool John Moores University, 2013 - present
PGCert, United Kingdom, Liverpool John Moores University, 2013 - 2014
PG Dip (Law), United Kingdom, Oxford Institute of Legal Practice, 2002 - 2003
Engagement & Impact
“A study of the actions which clients attending a university law clinic take after they have received advice and the extent to which those actions help them to resolve their problem”, The 15th Annual IJCLE (International Journal of Clinical Legal Education) Conference, Northumbria University, Oral presentation. 2017
“Compasses and clocks: clinical identity and the litigant in person”., 8th Global Alliance for Justice Education Conference - "Justice Education for a Just Society", Anadolu University, Eskisehir, Turkey, Oral presentation. 2015