Rachel studied law at the University of Leicester, she joined Judge and Priestley as a trainee in 2004 and qualified as a solicitor in the litigation department in 2006. Due to her experience, knowledge, quality of work and commitment to clients, Rachel became a partner in 2012.
Rachel acts on behalf of organisations, local authorities and private individuals. Dealing with a broad range of disputes, Rachel provides specialist debt recovery legal advice and assistance to the firms’ credit solutions clients across a range of sectors.
Rachel has developed particular experience in dealing with niche areas of local authority debt recovery, such as collecting residential and homecare debts and the overpayment of housing benefits.
Rachel’s career has been focused on debt recovery litigation and she has developed a related expertise in the insolvency field. Rachel is able to act on behalf of creditors to explore and take insolvency related action against debtors.
Rachel also acts on behalf of trustees in bankruptcy and liquidators in the realisation of assets and providing general legal assistance in dealing with both bankrupt individuals and liquidated companies.
Rachel directly manages the defended action litigation department which deals with the defended, disputed and complex matters referred from the credit solutions debt recovery team.