Rebecca Davies

Called 2017

Rebecca is instructed in a range of Chambers’ specialisms, including family, public, employment, Court of Protection, housing, and civil law.

Before coming to the bar, Rebecca worked on death-row cases as an intern for the Gulf Region Advocacy Center in Houston, Texas. She has worked in different jurisdictions, including as an intern in Vietnam, and a judicial marshall in Hong Kong.

If you would like any further information regarding Rebecca’s practice, please contact her clerks or call +44 (0)20 7405 6114.

 

Family

Rebecca acts in both public and private family law matters. She is regularly instructed on cases with an international element.

As part of her private law practice, Rebecca aims to provide clear and accurate advice whilst empathising with the difficult emotions confronting those involved. She has been instructed in contact and residence disputes and prohibited steps order applications.

Rebecca has appeared at various stages of public law proceedings, including interim care order applications, case management hearings, issues resolution hearings, contested final hearings, and contested adoption proceedings.

She has worked for parents, guardians, and local authorities, and uses this experience to provide multi-faceted and innovative solutions to issues which arise within proceedings.

Employment

Rebecca is regularly instructed on employment matters. She has advised and acted in unfair dismissal, wrongful dismissal, and discrimination cases. She accepts instructions to act on behalf of both employees and employers. She uses her knowledge of all of the wider issues which can impact on decisions during proceedings in order to provide tailored advice to suit the needs of the client.

Public

Rebecca advises and accepts instructions on behalf of both applicants and respondents. Rebecca has been praised for her ability to resolve matters at an early stage.

Court of Protection

Rebecca accepts instructions on a range of Court of Protection matters. She has worked on a Court of Protection appeal case and has an avid interest in the impact and workability of the current deprivation of liberty regime.

Housing

Rebecca has advised and acted for local authorities, housing associations, and private accommodation providers in a range of housing matters. She has been instructed to draft documents in preparation for and within proceedings, as well as acting in contested hearings. She has acted in cases involving Equality Act claims and public law issues.

Civil

Rebecca has advised and acted in fast- and multi- track trials for both Claimants and Defendants. She regularly undertakes drafting work in a range of areas. She accepts instructions in many areas including contract and tort law.

Professional Memberships

Family Law Bar Association

Employment Law Association

Bar Pro Bono Unit

Education

BPTC, BPP London, 2016-2017

BA Jurisprudence with European and International Law, Merton College, Oxford, 2011-2015

European and International Law, Universiteit Leiden, 2013-2014