Rebecca practices law as a consultant solicitor. Her current work, with McCue & Partners LLP, concerns international crimes such as war crimes, crimes against humanity and torture, and universal jurisdiction.
After qualifying in 1995, Rebecca practised with various international law firms. As a litigation and dispute resolution lawyer, Rebecca developed her primary expertise in public law.
Over the years, her case load has included judicial reviews, involving domestic constitutional and administrative law, European Union law, human rights, humanitarian law, and environmental law.
Rebecca took time out of legal practice for several years, when she undertook masters and doctoral research at the University of Oxford. Her research focussed on emergency powers legislation, counter-terrorism powers, the right to liberty and security, and the rule of law. Thereafter, Rebecca worked on post-doctoral research projects on civil justice, access to justice, mass harm litigation, and class and collective action procedures.
She has been a lecturer in constitutional, administrative and European Union law at the University of Oxford.
Academic and professional qualifications:
Solicitor advocate, England & Wales (1995)
Barrister, England & Wales (Lincoln's Inn, 2019)
Doctor of Philosophy in law, University of Oxford (2011)
Masters in Legal Research, University of Oxford (2007)
Common Professional Examination and Law Society Final Examination (1991-1993)
BA/MA, University of Cambridge (1990/1997)