Rebecca Handcock appointed to Attorney General’s panel of counsel

19 August 2022

Rebecca Handcock has been newly appointed to the London C panel of junior counsel to the Crown. Her appointment takes effect from 1 September and lasts for 5 years.

About the Attorney General’s panels of counsel

The Attorney General’s panels of counsel consist of just over 400 junior counsel who undertake civil and EU work for all government departments. The panel system is made up of London panels, regional panels and public international law panels.

Rebecca’s practice

Rebecca focuses on public, administrative and local government law, Court of Protection, housing and homelessness work.

She regularly acts for central government, local authorities, other public bodies, social landlords. She also represents individuals including legally-aided individuals and those assessed to be lacking capacity.

Rebecca is currently junior counsel to the Home Office in the Brook House Inquiry, and instructed on behalf of the Department of Health in the Infected Blood Inquiry.