Rachel is a Principal Lecturer and is currently the Deputy Course Leader of the BPTC. She is also the Deputy Head of Postgraduate Programmes, which covers the LPC, BPTC, GDL and the Masters courses.
Rachel is a Barrister, having practised for a number of years in Nottingham and Birmingham. Latterly her specialist area of practice was Child Protection, but she has also practised in Crime and Civil. Rachel remains an Honoury tenant of St Philips Chambers in Birmingham. She joined Nottingham Law School in February 2015.
Currently, Rachel is working towards her Masters in Legal Practice. Her particular area of interest and research is children giving evidence in Court proceedings, including a comparison of the procedures and the experiences of children in the criminal and family jurisdictions. Rachel is also very interested in the skill of advocacy and the ethical considerations of advocacy.