Professional information

  • 2023: Admitted to the Faculty of Advocates
  • Devilmasters: Ewen Campbell, Ross Anderson and Frances Connor
  • 2019 – 2022: Associate (formerly Trainee Solicitor), Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer (London and Paris) (English-qualified solicitor)
  • 2018: Stagiaire, Court of Justice of the European Union
  • 2018 – 2019: Graduate Diploma in Law (Exemptions) and Legal Practice Course, BPP University
  • 2013 – 2017: LL.B (Hons) (First Class) in Scots Law with French Legal Studies, University of Glasgow and Université de Strasbourg
Professional experience

Rachel specialises in commercial and public law. She has particular experience in competition law disputes, including group proceedings and class actions.

Prior to calling to the Bar in 2023, Rachel trained and practised as a solicitor at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer. As a solicitor she advised on high-value, multi-jurisdictional disputes with a particular focus on follow-on damages actions before the Competition Appeal Tribunal. Additionally, she advised third party interveners in high-profile judicial review proceedings. Rachel also has experience in international arbitration, including complex contractual disputes, claims arising under international investment treaties, and sports law disputes. During devilling, Rachel gained additional experience in media law and professional negligence.