Rachel is a partner and joined Gard and Co in 1998, initially specialising in residential conveyancing and then subsequently moving to the Family Department in order to diversify as a lawyer and to widen her areas of legal expertise.
Rachel now deals with all aspects of Family Law work and has successfully completed many complex and varied cases over the years to include children matters, divorce/dissolution and finances, cohabition disputes/Trusts of Land Act cases, separation, cohabitation and pre-nuptial agreements.
In 2012, Rachel attained the high standard required to become a Resolution Accredited Family Law Specialist. Her work was recently recognised by the DWP under the Help and Support for Separated Families quality mark.
Rachel has a BA honours degree in Renaissance History and Italian from the University of Warwick and a postgraduate diploma in law from UWE, Bristol.
Outside of Gard and Co, interests include, theatre, music, reading, history. Rachel has also been involved in many local amateur theatre productions and has taken lead roles in numerous plays.
Year Admitted as Solicitor – 1996
Dealing with Family issues since – 2003