Rachel is a specialist property and commercial/chancery barrister who also has experience in insolvency and private client. Rachel acts in all types of property disputes (residential and commercial). Rachel has appeared in the High Court in the Business and Property Courts, Companies Court, King’s Bench Division, Probate and Chancery Division in matters such as but not limited to contractual and tortious disputes, replacement of trustees, partnership and joint venture disputes, sale of goods and services, construction, personal and corporate insolvency, data protection, TOLATA 1996, Inheritance Act 1975 and Colonial Probates Act 1892.
She has built a strong experience in the County Court to multi track level. She also has experience in the First-tier Tribunal (Property Chamber) and (Land Registration), and representing and advising parties in matters such as but not limited to leasehold and freehold disputes, business tenancy disputes, land (boundary, easements, common land, agricultural land, village greens, farm tenancies, adverse possession, highways/public rights of way, Japanese Knotweed, Tree Preservation Orders, Electronic Communications Code), nuisance, Housing Act 2004.
Clients that Rachel has worked with include private and commercial landlords, commercial and residential tenants/leaseholders, banks, U.K. solicitors’ firms with domestic and/or international clients, start-ups, private equity sponsors, local government departments and councils, property management companies, charities, high net worth individuals, beneficiaries, trustees and more vulnerable members of society.
Rachel’s expertise is founded on her time at the Bar, pro bono work, webinar/seminar programmes and her work experience before coming to the Bar when she spent time working in hedging product mis-selling at Seneca Banking (part of Seneca Partners), volunteering in the procurement and commercial team at Stockport Homes, volunteering as a cleaner at a temporary accommodation for domestic violence victims at Stockport Homes, paralegal work at law firms such as DWF LLP (Manchester) and Horwich Farrelly, and on secondments at Hyde Housing and OneSource.